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Matson Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Swedish: patronymic from a short form of English Matthew or Dutch and Swedish Mathias.

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


Similar surnames: Matsen, Mason, Mattson, Manson, Matteson, Mawson, Barson, Matton

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Matson Family Origin

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Matson Family Occupations

What did your Matson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matson. A less common occupation for the Matson family was Annuitant. The most common Matson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Matson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Plasterer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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Matson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Matson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Matson Life Expectancy

What is the average Matson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Matson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Matson in 1942 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matson 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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