Matt Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the personal name Matthew. German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias or Matthäus (see Matthew). German and Dutch: variant of Matte ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Hatt, Matti, Mate, Catt, Mott, Matto, Matte, Batt, Mart, Mast

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Matt Family Origin

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Matt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Assistant Railway Manager

    5%
  • Bill Poster

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matt family was Bill Poster. The most common Matt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Matt's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Assistant Railway Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matt.

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Matt Historical Records

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Matt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Matt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Matt in 1948 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matt

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