Metters Family History

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Metters Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Matters, itself a variant of Matter.

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


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

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Metters Family Origin

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Metters Family Occupations

What did your Metters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dry Goods Clerk and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metters. A less common occupation for the Metters family was Farming. The most common Metters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Metters's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

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

Metters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Metters Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metters 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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