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Geeting Family History

Geeting Name Meaning

Probably respelling of German Gütig, from a short form of a name formed with Slavic god ‘beauty’, or of German Gütting, from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German got ‘god’ or guot ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Getting, Gutting, Beiting, Seering, Gettig, Gehring, Keeling, Keating

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Where is the Geeting family from?

You can see how Geeting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geeting family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Geeting families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Geeting families living in Maryland. This was about 33% of all the recorded Geeting's in the USA. Maryland and 2 other states had the highest population of Geeting families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geeting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Geeting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Geeting. 36% of Geeting men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Geeting women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geeting were Teacher and Saleslady.

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    28%
  • Teacher
    28%
  • Clerk
    28%
  • Saleslady
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Geeting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geeting 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Geeting. 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 355 military records available for the last name Geeting. For the veterans among your Geeting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Geeting lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Geeting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Geeting in 1959 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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