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Mattern Name Meaning

German (especially Silesia) and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Matern, a derivative of the Roman personal name Maternus (from Latin mater ‘mother’), which was the name of a legendary saint. Dutch: from materne ‘prioress’, hence presumably a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Matter, Master, Malter, Matte, Mitter, Materna, Masten, Matzen

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Mattern Family Origin

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Mattern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mattern. The most common Mattern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Mattern's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mattern family was Keeping House.

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Mattern Historical Records

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Mattern Life Expectancy

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