Mathew Family History

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Mathew Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Indian (southern states): variant spelling of Matthew. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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


Similar surnames: Matthew, Mathai, Mayhew, Mathey, Mathe, Mathews, Mathes, Mather

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Mathew Family Origin

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Mathew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mathew. A less common occupation for the Mathew family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mathew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Mathew's were Farmers.

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Mathew Historical Records

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Mathew Life Expectancy

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