Metze Family History

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Metze Name Meaning

metronymic from a short form of the personal name Mechthild (see Metz 1). habitational name from Metze near Kassel.

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

Similar surnames: Metz, Mette, Metzel, Methe, Metzer, Metzen, Maze, Mente, Matzen

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Metze Family Origin

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Metze Family Occupations

What did your Metze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Metze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Metze's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metze. A less common occupation for the Metze family was Broker.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Broker


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

Metze Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Metze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metze 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 427 immigration records available for the last name Metze. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Metze. For the veterans among your Metze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metze Life Expectancy

What is the average Metze lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Metze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Metze in 1962 was 69, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metze 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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