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Matkins Family History

Matkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Matkin, Madkins, Mathies, Mattis, Matis, Mathis, Makins, Atkins

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Where is the Matkins family from?

You can see how Matkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Matkins families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 25 Matkins families living in Monmouthshire. This was about 16% of all the recorded Matkins's in the UK. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Matkins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Matkins. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Matkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matkins. 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 Cards

There are 681 military records available for the last name Matkins. For the veterans among your Matkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matkins lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Matkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Matkins in 1947 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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