Metzner Family History

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Metzner Name Meaning

German (Silesia, Saxony, Bavaria, and Austria): from Middle High German metze, a small dry-measure for grain or flour, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of measures or for a miller’s assistant (who measured the quantity of flour due to the miller as payment in kind). South German: occupational name for a butcher, from an agent derivative of Middle High German metzjen, metzigen ‘to butcher’. German: habitational name for someone from Metzen in Lower Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Metzger, Metzler, Metzer, Netzer, Matzner, Fetzer, Retzer, Kutzner

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Metzner Family Origin

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Metzner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Brewer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Metzner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Metzner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Metzner family was Brewer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metzner.

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Metzner Historical Records

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Metzner Life Expectancy

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