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Metzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of various personal names, for example Matz (from Matthias), Metz (see Metz 1), or a Germanic personal name such as Matzo. German (Rhineland): variant of Metzler. This name is also established in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Hetzel, Menzel, Netzel, Mengel, Metz, Oetzel, Metze, Matzen, Reitzel

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Metzel Family Origin

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Metzel Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Book Keeper

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Metzel family was Book Keeper. The most common Metzel occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 10% of Metzel's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzel.

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Metzel Historical Records

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Metzel Life Expectancy

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