Metro Name Meaning

Greek (Metros): variant of Mitros (see Mitro). Slovak: variant of Mitro. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Métreau, a diminutive of Maitre. Spanish: from metro ‘metre’, ‘measure’, ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Mitro, Detro, Petro, Mero, Pero, Petre, Merz, Merk, Legro, Monro

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Metro Family Origin

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Metro Family Occupations

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  • Mining

    50%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Metro occupation in the USA was Mining. 50% of Metro's were Minings. Mining and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Metro.

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Metro Historical Records

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Metro Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Metro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Metro in 1953 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metro

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