Matkins Family History

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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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Matkins Family Origin

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Matkins Family Occupations

What did your Matkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Engine Driver, Gas Fitter At Works and Gas Fitter Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matkins. A less common occupation for the Matkins family was Painter. The most common Matkins occupation in the UK was Engine Driver. 25% of Matkins's were Engine Drivers.

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  • Engine Driver

  • Gas Fitter At Works

  • Gas Fitter Brass Finisher

  • Painter


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

Matkins Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Matkins Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matkins 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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