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Gullet Family History

Gullet Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gulley, Mullet, Guillet, Gillet, Gallet, Gullett, Geller, Galler

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Where is the Gullet family from?

You can see how Gullet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gullet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gullet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Gullet families living in Indiana. This was about 26% of all the recorded Gullet's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Gullet families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gullet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gullet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gullet. 30% of Gullet men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gullet women worked as a Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gullet were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Labor
    13%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Home
    24%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gullet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gullet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Gullet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 367 military records available for the last name Gullet. For the veterans among your Gullet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gullet lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gullet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gullet in 1957 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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