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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mattison

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

T is for try, as hard as you can

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Mattison


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mattison

Mike Mattison is a blues, blues rock, soul, world music, r&b, jazz fusion, and rhythm musician. He plays Vocals, piano, clarinet, tenor saxophone french horn, trombone, upright bass, Tenor saxophone, and Double bass. Mike was born in Minneapolis.


Greg was born on November 15th, 1949 in Madison, Wisconsin.




Harry was born on January 27th, 1948.


His ongoing career started in 2010. Bryan was born on May 15th, 1984 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


How popular is the baby name Mattison in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 7 0 7
1986 8 0 8
1988 11 5 6
1989 21 10 11
1990 19 11 8
1991 20 12 8
1992 37 28 9
1993 30 20 10
1994 55 43 12
1995 71 58 13
1996 98 81 17
1997 88 81 7
1998 114 105 9
1999 81 71 10
2000 95 87 8
2001 121 112 9
2002 168 157 11
2003 136 129 7
2004 112 107 5
2005 114 109 5
2006 101 94 7
2007 104 104 0
2008 92 92 0
2009 73 73 0
2010 91 86 5
2011 72 72 0
2012 79 73 6
2013 73 68 5
2014 66 66 0
2015 66 66 0
2016 58 51 7
2017 49 49 0

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Popularity of Mattison as a first name

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Popularity of Mattison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mattison U.S.
  White 74.58% 64.26%
  African American 20.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mattison

People with the last name Mattison are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mattison

  • How Popular is the name Mattison? Mattison is the 6,140th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mattison was the 4,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mattison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,330 babies born with the first name Mattison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mattison to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mattison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mattison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mattison is Friday, February 15th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Mattison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mattison was in 2002 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Mattison Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mattison is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Mattison: Your name in reverse order is Nosittam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otisatnm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mattison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,485 people with the last name Mattison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mattison? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Mattison as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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