Matz Family History

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Matz Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Mattheus or Matthias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Metz, Matt, Martz, Mato, Ratz, Mate, Datz, Mata, Patz, Gatz

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Matz Family Origin

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Matz Family Occupations

What did your Matz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and House were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Matz. 45% of Matz men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Matz women worked as a House. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matz were Labourer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Journalier
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Labourer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • House
    34%
  • Revenue
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%

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

Matz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Matz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Matz. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Matz. For the veterans among your Matz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matz Life Expectancy

What is the average Matz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Matz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Matz in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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