Matison Family History

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Matison Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish and northern English Mattison.

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

Similar surnames: Mattison, Matteson, Mathison, Alison, Mattson, Margison, Watson

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Matison Family Origin

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Matison Family Occupations

What did your Matison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Matison's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matison. A less common occupation for the Matison family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Matison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Matison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Matison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 760 immigration records available for the last name Matison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 817 military records available for the last name Matison. For the veterans among your Matison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matison Life Expectancy

What is the average Matison lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Matison in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matison ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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