Matheson Family History

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Matheson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from a short form of Matthew.

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


Similar surnames: Mathieson, Mathison, Matteson, Mathson, Mathewson, Matson, Mattison

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Matheson Family Origin

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Matheson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Servant

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matheson family was Laborer. Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matheson. The most common Matheson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Matheson's were Farmers.

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Matheson Historical Records

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Matheson Life Expectancy

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