Gaiter Family History

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Gaiter Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Gaither.

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


Similar surnames: Gater, Ganter, Satter, Gaither, Gaster, Darter, Gainer, Grinter

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Gaiter Family Origin

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Gaiter Family Occupations

What did your Gaiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaiter. 29% of Gaiter men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Gaiter women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaiter were Labor and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Porter
    6%
  • Labor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    18%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Servant
    8%

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

Gaiter Historical Records

What Gaiter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaiter 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Gaiter. 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 Card

There are 661 military records available for the last name Gaiter. For the veterans among your Gaiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaiter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Gaiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gaiter in 1955 was 50, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaiter 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.

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