Matzke Family History

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Matzke Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of the personal name Matthäus or Matthias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Mattke, Patzke, Natzke, Matzen, Manske, Witzke, Gatzke, Totzke, Matz

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Matzke Family Origin

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Matzke Family Occupations

What did your Matzke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matzke. 20% of Matzke men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Matzke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matzke were Carpenter and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Maid
  • House Work

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

Matzke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Matzke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matzke 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 964 immigration records available for the last name Matzke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Matzke. For the veterans among your Matzke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matzke Life Expectancy

What is the average Matzke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Matzke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Matzke in 1959 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matzke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matzke 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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