Matton Family History

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Matton Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Mathieu (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Matto, Hatton, Patton, Manton, Batton, Catton, Mayon, Tatton, Watton

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Matton Family Origin

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Matton Family Occupations

What did your Matton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matton family was Metal Agent. Labourer, Coach Wheeler and Engineer Employs 50 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matton. The most common Matton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Matton's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Coach Wheeler

  • Engineer Employs 50 Men

  • Metal Agent


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

Matton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Matton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matton 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 Matton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Matton. For the veterans among your Matton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matton Life Expectancy

What is the average Matton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Matton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Matton in 1963 was 72, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matton 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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