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

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  • Agricultural Laborer

    6%
  • Waterman (Canal)

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Colliery Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Matchett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 6% of Matchett's were Agricultural Laborers. A less common occupation for the Matchett family was Colliery Labourer. Agricultural Laborer, Waterman (Canal) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matchett.

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Matchett Historical Records

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Matchett Life Expectancy

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