Metje Family History

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Metje 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: Petre, Jette, Mette, Pete, Tietje, Methe, Metze, Betke, Detjen, Sette

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Metje Family Origin

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Metje Family Occupations

What did your Metje ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metje occupation in the USA was Butcher. 100% of Metje's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher


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

Metje Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 136 census records available for the last name Metje. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metje 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Metje. 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 153 military records available for the last name Metje. For the veterans among your Metje ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metje Life Expectancy

What is the average Metje lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Metje life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Metje in 1969 was 59, and 35 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metje

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metje 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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