Matlin Family History

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Matlin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Matle (of Germanic origin) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in. Possibly also a variant of German Mattlin, a topographic name from a diminutive of Middle High German matte ‘alpine meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Malin, Gatlin, Maslin, Carlin, Ballin, Markin, Merlin, Molin, Makin

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Matlin Family Origin

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Matlin Family Occupations

What did your Matlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Engineer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Matlin. The most common Matlin occupation in the USA was Engineer. 50% of Matlin's were Engineers.

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  • Engineer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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Matlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matlin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Matlin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Matlin. For the veterans among your Matlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Matlin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Matlin in 1963 was 75, and 63 in 2004.

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