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Mattsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mats, Scandinavian form of the personal name Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Matsen, Matthew, Mattsson, Matzen, Mathisen, Matthes, Mattison

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Mattsen Family Origin

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Mattsen Family Occupations

What did your Mattsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mattsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mattsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mattsen family was Works In Livery Stable. Farmer, Seaman and Stock Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mattsen.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Seaman

    25%
  • Stock Dealer

    25%
  • Works In Livery Stable

    25%

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

Mattsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mattsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mattsen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mattsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Mattsen in 1955 was 35, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mattsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mattsen 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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