Mattsson Family History

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Mattsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from Swedish Mat(t)s, Swedish form of the personal name Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Mattison, Matteson, Mattsen, Mathison, Matson, Mattson, Matton

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Mattsson Family Origin

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Mattsson Family Occupations

What did your Mattsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mattsson family was Miner. Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mattsson. The most common Mattsson occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Mattsson's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer

  • Miner


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Mattsson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mattsson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattsson 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mattsson. 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 218 military records available for the last name Mattsson. For the veterans among your Mattsson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mattsson Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mattsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mattsson in 1952 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mattsson 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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