Methe Family History

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Methe Name Meaning

habitational name from Methau in Saxony. (eastern): probably from a derivative of the Sorbian personal name Mjeto (see Martin).

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

Similar surnames: Metze, Mette, Rathe, Mathe, Petre, Methven, Metz, Metzer, Mathew

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Methe Family Origin

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Methe Family Occupations

What did your Methe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Harness Maker and Schoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Methe. The most common Methe occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 50% of Methe's were Harness Makers.

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  • Harness Maker

  • Schoe Maker


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

Methe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Methe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Methe 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Methe. 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 689 military records available for the last name Methe. For the veterans among your Methe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Methe Life Expectancy

What is the average Methe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Methe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Methe in 1963 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Methe 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.

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