Metzer Family History

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Metzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Metz. Dutch: occupational name for a bricklayer, Middle Dutch metsere.

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


Similar surnames: Netzer, Metzner, Setzer, Metzger, Meltzer, Retzer, Fetzer, Meter

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Metzer Family Origin

Where is the Metzer family from?

Metzer Family Occupations

What did your Metzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Metzer family was Keeping House. The most common Metzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Metzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Metzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Metzer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Metzer. 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 Metzer. For the veterans among your Metzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Metzer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Metzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Metzer in 1959 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metzer 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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