Metggar Family History

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Metggar 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: Metzgar, Egger, Melgar, Edgar, Metzger, Detar, Segar, Biggar, Zegar

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Metggar Family Origin

Where is the Metggar family from?

Metggar Family Occupations

What did your Metggar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metggar occupation in the USA was Hotel Keeper. 33% of Metggar's were Hotel Keepers. Hotel Keeper and Preacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Metggar. A less common occupation for the Metggar family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Hotel Keeper

  • Preacher

  • Shoe Maker


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

Metggar Historical Records

What Metggar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50 census records available for the last name Metggar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metggar 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 Metggar

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Metggar. 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 2 military records available for the last name Metggar. For the veterans among your Metggar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metggar Life Expectancy

What is the average Metggar lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metggar 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 Metggar

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