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Metting Family History

Metting Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Mette . German: habitational name from a place of that name in Bavaria or from Mettingen in Westphalia and Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Getting, Epting, Oetting, Etling, Melling, Mehring, Witting, Goetting

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Where is the Metting family from?

You can see how Metting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Metting family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Metting families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Metting family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Metting's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Metting families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Metting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Metting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Metting. 49% of Metting men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Metting women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Metting were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Metting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metting 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 287 immigration records available for the last name Metting. 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 618 military records available for the last name Metting. For the veterans among your Metting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Metting lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Metting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Metting in 1962 was 61, and 84 in 2003.

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