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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 157 people named Metayer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Metayer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 224 people named Metayer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41 adults were unmarried
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was Edward
  • For 121 females, Louise was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was loom fixer

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As Metayer families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Canada French
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • 61 were first-generation Americans