Metzger Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Metzger Family Origin

Where is the Metzger family from?

SHOW MORE

Metzger Family Occupations

What did your Metzger ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Bank Manager

    14%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Commercial Clerk

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

In 1881, Bank Manager, Butcher and Commercial Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzger. A less common occupation for the Metzger family was Merchant. The most common Metzger occupation in the UK was Bank Manager. 14% of Metzger's were Bank Managers.

Source: Census data for Metzger | Data not to scale

Metzger Historical Records

What Metzger family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Metzger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Metzger

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Metzger Life Expectancy

What is the average Metzger lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metzger 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Metzger Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name