Metivier Family History

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Metivier Name Meaning

French (Métivier): occupational name for a harvester, or rather a feudal tenant who owed a particular duty of service at the time of the harvest, from an agent derivative of Old French métive ‘harvest’ (Latin messis aestiva ‘summer harvest’).

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


Similar surnames: Messier, Metayer, Meunier, Metteer, Stiver, Mercier, Sevier, Meier

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Metivier Family Origin

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Metivier Family Occupations

What did your Metivier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metivier occupation in the USA was Brick Layer. 20% of Metivier's were Brick Layers. A less common occupation for the Metivier family was Works As Tanner. Brick Layer, Keeping House and M.D. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metivier.

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  • Brick Layer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • M.D.

    20%
  • Works As Tanner

    20%

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

Metivier Historical Records

What Metivier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metivier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metivier 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 Metivier

Passenger List

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

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Metivier Life Expectancy

What is the average Metivier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Metivier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Metivier in 1956 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metivier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metivier 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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