Metters Family History

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Metters Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Matters, itself a variant of Matter.

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

Similar surnames: Matters, Netter, Medders, Mutter, Etters, Fetters, Mettert, Meyers

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Metters Family Origin

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Metters Family Occupations

What did your Metters ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Metters occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Metters's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Metters.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Metters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Metters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metters 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 488 immigration records available for the last name Metters. 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 825 military records available for the last name Metters. For the veterans among your Metters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metters Life Expectancy

What is the average Metters lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Metters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Metters in 1962 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metters 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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