Matzen Family History

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Matzen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Matthäus or Matthias (see Matthew). German and Dutch: habitational name from Matzen in the Eifel region.

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


Similar surnames: Matsen, Matzke, Katzen, Metzel, Eitzen, Matte, Maze, Masten, Marien

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Matzen Family Origin

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Matzen Family Occupations

What did your Matzen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matzen family was Blacksmith. Carpenter, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matzen. The most common Matzen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 16% of Matzen's were Carpenters.

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Matzen Historical Records

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Matzen Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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