Metzger Family History

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Metzger Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a butcher, Middle High German metziger, metzjer, German Metzger (probably a loan word from Latin, but of uncertain lineage).

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


Similar surnames: Metzner, Metzler, Metzer, Netzer, Setzer, Meltzer, Mezger, Fetzer

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Metzger Family Origin

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Metzger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Tailor

    20%
  • Tailoress

    20%
  • Tanner

    20%

In 1881, Farmer, Tailor and Tailoress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzger. A less common occupation for the Metzger family was Tanner. The most common Metzger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Metzger's were Farmers.

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Metzger Historical Records

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Metzger Life Expectancy

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