Matin Family History

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Matin Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic matin ‘strong’, ‘powerful’. Al-Matin ‘the Almighty’ is an attribute of Allah, and this name is found in combinations such as ?Abd-ul Matin ‘servant of the Almighty’.

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Martin, Satin, Mahin, Magin, Makin, Main, Malin, Masin, Matlin

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Matin Family Origin

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Matin Family Occupations

What did your Matin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matin family was Student. Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Matin. The most common Matin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Matin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Student


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Matin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Matin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matincensus 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Matin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 564 military records available for the last name Matin. For the veterans among your Matin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matin Life Expectancy

What is the average Matin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Matin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Matin in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matin 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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