Gautier Family History

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Gautier Name Meaning

French: variant of Gauthier. In this spelling, the name has been established in both Italy (Turin) and Germany (Brunswick) since about 1700.

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

Similar surnames: Gauthier, Lausier, Ganter, Gottier, Wattier, Garnier, Mauter, Sauter

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Gautier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gautier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gautier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Spain


  • Portugal


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Gautier Family Origin

Where is the Gautier family from?

Gautier Family Occupations

What did your Gautier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gautier family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gautier. The most common Gautier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gautier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gautier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gautier Historical Records

What Gautier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Gautier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gautier 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Gautier. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gautier. For the veterans among your Gautier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gautier Life Expectancy

What is the average Gautier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gautier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gautier in 1954 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gautier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gautier 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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