Metter Family History

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Metter Name Meaning

variant of Meth. from a Germanic personal name based on mahal ‘gathering place’, ‘court’.

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


Similar surnames: Ketter, Detter, Retter, Mitter, Mester, Mettler, Metten, Petter

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Metter Family Origin

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Metter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miller

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Metter family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metter. The most common Metter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Metter's were Farmers.

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Metter Historical Records

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Metter Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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