Matchett Family History

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Matchett Name Meaning

Northern Irish: of uncertain origin, possibly a pet form of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Matchette, Patchett, Mathe, Marchetti, Gatchell, Mathes, Hatchett

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Matchett Family Origin

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Matchett Family Occupations

What did your Matchett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Face Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Matchett. 2% of Matchett men worked as a Coal Face Worker and 54% of Matchett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matchett were Assistant Manager (shipping) Fruit veg Buyer (surveyor) and Hospital Sister

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Face Worker
  • 1st Aid Attendant
  • Assistant Elementary Schoolman
  • Assistant Manager (shipping) Fruit veg Buyer (surveyor)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Hospital Sister

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

Matchett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Matchett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matchett 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Matchett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Matchett Life Expectancy

What is the average Matchett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Matchett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Matchett in 1949 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matchett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matchett 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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