Gethers Family History

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Gethers Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant of German Gathers or English Gaither.

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


Similar surnames: Geathers, Nethers, Feathers, Metters, Lathers, Gepner, Gunther

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Gethers Family Origin

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Gethers Family Occupations

What did your Gethers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gethers family was Farming. The most common Gethers occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Gethers's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gethers.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farm Hand

    11%
  • Farming

    9%

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Gethers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gethers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gethers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gethers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gethers. For the veterans among your Gethers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gethers Life Expectancy

What is the average Gethers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gethers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gethers in 1949 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gethers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gethers 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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