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Mather Name Meaning

occupational name for a mower or reaper of grass or hay, Old English m?ðere. Compare Mead, Mower. Hay was formerly of great importance, not only as feed for animals in winter but also for bedding. in southern Lancashire, where it has long been a common surname, it is probably a relatively late development of Madder (see Mader).

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


Similar surnames: Mander, Matter, Mathew, Lather, Matters, Cater, Rather, Manser

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Mather Family Origin

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Mather Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mather. A less common occupation for the Mather family was Carpenter. The most common Mather occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Mather's were Farmers.

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Mather Life Expectancy

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