Origins of the Matthew surname

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    In 1921, most Matthews lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Matthew

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    John

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Matthews

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    Common female occupations for Matthews in 1921

    Dressmaker

    130

    Domestic Servant

    83

    House Servant

    66

    General Servant

    60

    Servant

    57

    Common male occupations for Matthews in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    116

    Farmer

    106

    Carter

    79

    General Labourer

    78

    Coal Miner

    77

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