Matchette Family History

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Matchette Name Meaning

Variant spelling of northern Irish Matchett.

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

Similar surnames: Matchett, Mallette, Mathews, Bartlette, Mathew, Touchette, Marzette

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Matchette Family Origin

Where is the Matchette family from?

Matchette Family Occupations

What did your Matchette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matchette occupation in the USA was Furniture Dealer. 50% of Matchette's were Furniture Dealers. Furniture Dealer and Landlord were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Matchette.

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  • Furniture Dealer

  • Landlord


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Matchette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Matchette Historical Records

What Matchette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Matchette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matchette 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 158 immigration records available for the last name Matchette. 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 292 military records available for the last name Matchette. For the veterans among your Matchette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matchette Life Expectancy

What is the average Matchette lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Matchette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Matchette in 1950 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matchette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matchette 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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