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Matkins Family History

Matkins Name Meaning

English: variant of Matkin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the name is rare in Britain and Ireland. See also Madkins .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Matkin, Madkins, Mathies, Mattis, Matis, Mathis, Makins, Atkins

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Where is the Matkins family from?

You can see how Matkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Matkins families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Matkins families living in Alberta. This was about 62% of all the recorded Matkins's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Matkins families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Matkins. 29% of Matkins men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Matkins women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matkins were Truck Driver and Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Matkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matkins. 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 Cards

There are 681 military records available for the last name Matkins. For the veterans among your Matkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matkins lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Matkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Matkins in 1947 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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