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Metters Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Matters .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Metters family from?

You can see how Metters families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Metters family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Metters families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Metters family living in Prince Edward Island. This was 100% of all the recorded Metters's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Metters families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Metters surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Metters ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Golf Professional and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Metters. 13% of Metters men worked as a Golf Professional and 98% of Metters women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Metters were Coal Hewer (below Ground) and Shop Assistant. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Golf Professional
  • Farm Worker
  • General Labourer
  • Coal Hewer (below Ground)

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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