Metten Family History

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Metten Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Metten in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Etten, Mette, Metter, Rutten, Betten, Merten, Matte, Motte, Velten

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Metten Family Origin

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Metten Family Occupations

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  • Tinner

    25%
  • Book Keeper

    13%
  • F. Busness

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1880, the most common Metten occupation in the USA was Tinner. 25% of Metten's were Tinners. Tinner, Book Keeper and F. Busness were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metten. A less common occupation for the Metten family was Farmer.

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Metten Historical Records

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Metten Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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