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Matson Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Swedish: patronymic from a short form of English Matthew or Dutch and Swedish Mathias.

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


Similar surnames: Matsen, Mason, Mattson, Manson, Matteson, Mawson, Barson, Matton

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Matson Family Origin

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Matson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • School

    11%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Matson family was Carpenter. The most common Matson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Matson's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Matson.

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Matson Historical Records

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Matson Life Expectancy

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Famous Matson Family

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