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Matters Name Meaning

English: variant of Matter. English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a mattress maker or seller, from Middle English, Old French materas, or less likely for a maker of crossbow bolts, spears, and lances, from the Middle English homonym materas. Dutch: variant of Matter 2.

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


Similar surnames: Matter, Malter, Master, Metters, Latter, Fetters, Waters, Matte

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Matters Family Origin

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Matters Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Attorney At Law

    6%

In 1880, the most common Matters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Matters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matters family was Attorney At Law. Farmer, Blacksmith and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matters.

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Matters Life Expectancy

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