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Mattison Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew. Respelling of Swedish Mattisson, a patronymic from the personal name Mattis, a Swedish form of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Matteson, Mathison, Pattison, Mattsson, Mattinson, Mathieson

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Where is the Mattison family from?

You can see how Mattison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mattison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mattison families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Mattison families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mattison's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mattison families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mattison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mattison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mattison. 50% of Mattison men worked as a 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Mattison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mattison 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mattison. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mattison. For the veterans among your Mattison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mattison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mattison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mattison in 1943 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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