Mather Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Mather Name Meaning: Occupational name for someone who 'mowed',using a primitive mowing machine.

Vital resources were needed in order to survive during the medieval times,good hay & straw provided animal feed,thatching & bedding.This job was very important.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Mather Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Mather family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 116
Independent 81
Agricultural Labourer 80
Weaver 79
Female Servant 70
Labourer 53
Farmer 50
Silk Weaver 42
Male Servant 33
Shoe Maker 21
Hand Loom Weaver 20
Cotton Piecer 19
Coal Miner 18
Cotton Spinner 17
Dress Maker 14
Apprentice 13
Collier 11
Grocer 11
Tailor 11
Lace Maker 10
Independant 10
Cotton Carder 9
Ag Lab 9
Book Keeper 8
Power Loom Weaver 8

Mather Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Mather 100% 46,141
2 Mother 83% 744
3 Matther 86% 584

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The surname Mather is the most popular version of all its varients

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