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Matchett Name Meaning

Northern Irish: of uncertain origin, possibly a pet form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Matchette, Patchett, Mathe, Marchetti, Gatchell, Mathes, Hatchett

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Matchett Family Origin

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Matchett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Clerk

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matchett. The most common Matchett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Matchett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Matchett family was Clerk.

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Matchett Historical Records

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Matchett Life Expectancy

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