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

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Matheson Family Origin

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Matheson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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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Matheson Historical Records

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Matheson Life Expectancy

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