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

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Brewer

    5%

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Metzner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Metzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metzner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Metzner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Metzner. For the veterans among your Metzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metzner Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Metzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Metzner in 1951 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

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