Matsen Family History

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Matsen Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from Mats, a short form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Mattsen, Matzen, Matson, Madsen, Masek, Jansen, Massey, Maxson, Mateo

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Matsen Family Origin

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Matsen Family Occupations

What did your Matsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Matsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matsen family was Express Man. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matsen.

View Census data for Matsen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Express Man

    4%

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

Matsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Matsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matsen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Matsen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Matsen. 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 Matsen. For the veterans among your Matsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Matsen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Matsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Matsen in 1960 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matsen 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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