Last name: MATSON

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All you have to know about the last name MATSON

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MATSON : This last name is indexed 72,535 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MATSON : 1: English (Kent and Yorkshire): patronymic either from the Middle English personal name Matte (see Matt) + -son or a shortened form of Mattison or Mattinson in each case derived from a pet form of Matthew. Alternatively a variant of the metronymic Madson (‘son of Maud’) with devoicing of /d/ to /t/.2: Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Matsson: patronymic from the personal name Mats a short form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew).3: Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Madsen and Matsen cognates of 2 above.

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