14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Gunter Family History

Gunter Name Meaning
German (also Gunther, Günt(h)er) and English: from the Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

712,907 Historical Documents with Gunter on Ancestry.com
137,465 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,090 Military Records
5,370 Immigration Records
85,893 Census and Voter Lists
463,089 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Gunter Families

  • Number of Gunter families
     131 - 259
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gunter families
     94 - 185
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gunter families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gunter census records

You can see how Gunter families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Gunter census records >

Gunter Family Origin

Click on a place to view Gunter immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gunter families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Gunter immigration records >

Gunter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Gunter immigration records

You can find out when most of the Gunter families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Gunter immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Gunter

Click on a circle in the chart to view Gunter birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Gunter ancestors in the SSDI

Gunter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gunter census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gunter ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Gunter census records >

Gunter Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Gunter military records >

Message Board about Gunter 656 Threads, 87 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions