Matchett Family History

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Matchett Name Meaning

Northern Irish: of uncertain origin, possibly a pet form of Matthew.

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

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Matchett Family Origin

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Matchett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matchett family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matchett. The most common Matchett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Matchett's were Farmers.

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Matchett Historical Records

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Matchett Life Expectancy

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