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Matus Family History

Matus Name Meaning

Slovak (also Matuš Matúš Maťuš Maťúš Maťus and Matús) and Czech (Moravian) (Matuš Matúš and Matůš); Polish and Rusyn; Croatian and Slovenian (Matuš): from variants or pet forms (e.g. Slovak vernacular and Czech dialect Matúš) of Slavic equivalents of the Latin personal name Matthaeus or Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Mathus Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Máté Hungarian form of Matthew . Compare Mathus Hispanic (mainly Mexico and Chile): unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Mates .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Matis, Matas, Mates, Matous, Mabus, Matias, Mathus, Bartus, Matti

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Where is the Matus family from?

You can see how Matus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Matus families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Matus families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Matus's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Matus families in 1911.
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What did your Matus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Matus. 100% of Matus men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Matus. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Matus. For the veterans among your Matus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matus lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Matus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Matus in 1952 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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