Metro Family History

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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

What did your Metro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Miner was the top reported job for people in the CA named Metro. 34% of Metro men worked as a Miner

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Miner
    34%
  • Labourer
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Metro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Metro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metro 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 697 immigration records available for the last name Metro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Metro. For the veterans among your Metro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metro Life Expectancy

What is the average Metro lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metro 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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