Metzger Family History

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Metzger Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a butcher, Middle High German metziger, metzjer, German Metzger (probably a loan word from Latin, but of uncertain lineage).

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


Similar surnames: Metzner, Metzler, Metzer, Netzer, Setzer, Meltzer, Mezger, Fetzer

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Metzger Family Origin

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Metzger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Metzger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Metzger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzger. A less common occupation for the Metzger family was Butcher.

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Metzger Historical Records

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Metzger Life Expectancy

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