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Matteson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Mattison. Respelling of Swedish Mattesson, a patronymic from the personal name Mattes or Mattis, Swedish forms of Matthew.

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

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Matteson Family Origin

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Matteson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matteson. The most common Matteson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Matteson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matteson family was Carpenter.

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Matteson Life Expectancy

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