Mathison Family History

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Mathison Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Matheson. Scandinavian: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Mathi(a)s (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Mathieson, Mattison, Mathiason, Mathisen, Matheson, Mathis, Matteson

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Mathison Family Origin

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Mathison Family Occupations

What did your Mathison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mathison. 60% of Mathison men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Mathison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathison were Dock Labourer (heavy) and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dock Labourer (heavy)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Mathison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Mathison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mathison 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 Mathison. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mathison. For the veterans among your Mathison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mathison Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mathison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mathison in 1946 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mathison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mathison 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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