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Methven Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Methven near Perth, recorded in 1150 in the form Matefen, at the end of the same century as Mafen, and at the beginning of the 13th century as Methfen. The place name is probably cognate with Welsh medd ‘mead’ + maen (mutated to faen) ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Ruthven, Methvin, Methe, Mettler, Metten, Matzen, Metzel, Even

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Methven Family Origin

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Methven Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Methven family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Methven. The most common Methven occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Methven's were Coal Miners.

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