Metzgar Family History

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Metzgar Name Meaning

Variant, under Slavic influence, of German Metzger.

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


Similar surnames: Metzger, Metzker, Mezger, Menzer, Renegar, Retzer, Hetzler, Bettger

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Metzgar Family Origin

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Metzgar Family Occupations

What did your Metzgar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metzgar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Metzgar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Metzgar family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzgar.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Metzgar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metzgar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metzgar 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 Metzgar. 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 Metzgar. For the veterans among your Metzgar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metzgar Life Expectancy

What is the average Metzgar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Metzgar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Metzgar in 1943 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metzgar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metzgar 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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