Mette Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the female personal name Mechthild (see Metz). French: topographic name from Old French mete ‘boundary stone’, ‘boundary’ (from Latin meta ‘bounded estate’).

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


Similar surnames: Mente, Motte, Matte, Metze, Jette, Myette, Sette, Mele, Metzel, Methe

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Mette Family Origin

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Mette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mette. A less common occupation for the Mette family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Mette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mette's were Farmers.

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Mette Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Mette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mette in 1958 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mette

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