Metcalfe Family History

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Metcalfe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Metcalf.

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


Similar surnames: Medcalf, Metcalf, Veale, Cale, Mescall, Neale, Segale, Mehalko

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Metcalfe Family Origin

Where is the Metcalfe family from?

Metcalfe Family Occupations

What did your Metcalfe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metcalfe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Metcalfe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Metcalfe family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metcalfe.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Physician

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Metcalfe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Metcalfe Historical Records

What Metcalfe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metcalfe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metcalfe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Metcalfe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Metcalfe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Metcalfe. For the veterans among your Metcalfe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metcalfe Life Expectancy

What is the average Metcalfe lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Metcalfe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Metcalfe in 1940 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metcalfe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metcalfe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Metcalfe Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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