Matherson Family History

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Matherson Name Meaning

patronyic from Mathers. Altered form of Matheson.

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

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Matherson Family Origin

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Matherson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Matherson family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matherson. The most common Matherson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Matherson's were Farmers.

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Matherson Historical Records

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Matherson Life Expectancy

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