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Matlock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Matlock in Derbyshire, named in Old English as ‘meeting-place oak’, from mæthel ‘meeting’, ‘gathering’, ‘council’ + ac ‘oak’.

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


Similar surnames: Tatlock, Madlock, Haylock, Matlick, Matlack, Marlow, Hadlock, Medlock

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Matlock Family Origin

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Matlock Family Occupations

What did your Matlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Matlock. 60% of Matlock men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Matlock women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matlock were Carpenter and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Income
    15%

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

Matlock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Matlock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matlock census 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matlock. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Matlock. For the veterans among your Matlock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Matlock Life Expectancy

What is the average Matlock lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Matlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Matlock in 1941 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Matlock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Matlock 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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