Metgen Family History

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Metgen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bergen, Eggen, Engen, Regen, Bestgen, Heggen, Mergen, Lutgen, Etten

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Metgen Family Origin

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Metgen Family Occupations

What did your Metgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metgen occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 50% of Metgen's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Metgen.

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  • Brick Mason

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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

Metgen Historical Records

What Metgen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44 census records available for the last name Metgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metgen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Metgen. 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 military records available for the last name Metgen. For the veterans among your Metgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Metgen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metgen 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metgen

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