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Find more Metzger relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 157 less people named Metzger in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 11,252 people named Metzger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Metzger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,095 people named Metzger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47%, or 1,409 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,186
  • 385 were disabled

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

  • 1,048 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch