Metting Family History

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Metting Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Meding, a habitational name from any of various places named Medingen.

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


Similar surnames: Getting, Epting, Oetting, Etling, Melling, Mehring, Witting, Goetting

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Metting Family Origin

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Metting Family Occupations

What did your Metting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Metting. 20% of Metting men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Metting women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Metting were Farming and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Bookbinder
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

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

Metting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Metting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metting 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 287 immigration records available for the last name Metting. 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 618 military records available for the last name Metting. For the veterans among your Metting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metting Life Expectancy

What is the average Metting lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Metting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Metting in 1962 was 61, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metting 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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