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Metters Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Matters .

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


Similar surnames: Matters, Netter, Medders, Mutter, Etters, Fetters, Mettert, Meyers

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Where is the Metters family from?

You can see how Metters families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Metters family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Metters families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 18 Metters families living in Ohio. This was about 34% of all the recorded Metters's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Metters families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Metters surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Metters ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Metters. 43% of Metters men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Labor
    15%
  • Erma Relief
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Metters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metters census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 488 immigration records available for the last name Metters. 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 Cards

There are 825 military records available for the last name Metters. For the veterans among your Metters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Metters lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Metters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Metters in 1962 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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