Matthewson Family History

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Matthewson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mathewson, Matteson, Matthews, Mattinson, Mattison, Matheson

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Matthewson Family Origin

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Matthewson Family Occupations

What did your Matthewson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Matthewson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Matthewson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matthewson family was Painter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matthewson.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Painter

    6%

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

Matthewson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Matthewson Life Expectancy

What is the average Matthewson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Matthewson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Matthewson in 1949 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matthewson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matthewson 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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