Metteer Family History

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Metteer Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form of French Métier, from métier, Old French mestier ‘official responsibility’, ‘duty’, ‘calling’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official of some kind.

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


Similar surnames: Better, Setter, Metzner, Mette, Mettler, Getter, Wetter, Metayer

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Metteer Family Origin

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Metteer Family Occupations

What did your Metteer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metteer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Metteer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Metteer family was Teamster. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metteer.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Teamster

    14%

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

Metteer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metteer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metteer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Metteer. 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 Metteer. For the veterans among your Metteer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metteer Life Expectancy

What is the average Metteer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Metteer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Metteer in 1962 was 77, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metteer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metteer 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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