Matheson Family History

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Matheson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from a short form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mathieson, Mathison, Matteson, Mathson, Mathewson, Matson, Mattison

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Matheson Family Origin

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Matheson Family Occupations

What did your Matheson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Matheson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Matheson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Matheson Life Expectancy

What is the average Matheson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Matheson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Matheson in 1940 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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