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Matula Name Meaning

Czech Slovak Polish and Croatian: from a pet form of the personal name Matěj (Czech) Matej (Slovak Polish Croatian) Mateusz (Polish) or Matija (Croatian) equivalents of Matthew . Polish and Ukrainian: nickname from matula ‘little mother mummy’ a pet form of matka ‘mother’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Matura, Mateja, Matus, Maul, Matuska, Matulis, Kotula, Mikula, Bakula

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Where is the Matula family from?

You can see how Matula families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matula family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Matula families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 46 Matula families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Matula's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Matula families in 1880.
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What did your Matula ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Matula. 24% of Matula men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Matula women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matula were Miner and Packer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matula census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matula. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Matula. For the veterans among your Matula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matula lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Matula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Matula in 1941 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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