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Metts Family History

Metts Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Metz.

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

78,167 Historical Documents with Metts on Ancestry.com
15,172 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,108 Military Records
396 Immigration Records
12,220 Census and Voter Lists
47,271 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Metts Families

  • Number of Metts families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Metts families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Metts last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Metts census records

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Metts Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Metts families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Metts Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Metts families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Metts

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Metts Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Metts census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Metts ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Metts Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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