Metner Family History

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Metner 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: Fetner, Letner, Ketner, Berner, Peter, Jenner, Venner, Penner, Zehner

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Metner Family Origin

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Metner Family Occupations

What did your Metner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Metner's were Farmers. Farmer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Metner.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Miner

    50%

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

Metner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 280 census records available for the last name Metner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metner 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Metner. 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 16 military records available for the last name Metner. For the veterans among your Metner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metner Life Expectancy

What is the average Metner lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1999, in the United States, Metner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Metner in 1977 was 73, and 86 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metner 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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