Getman Family History

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Getman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): nickname from Russian getman ‘Cossack chief’, Polish hetman. See Hetman.

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


Similar surnames: Hetman, Gutman, Weitman, German, Gelman, Gofman, Antman, Perman

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Getman Family Origin

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Getman Family Occupations

What did your Getman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Getman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Getman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getman. A less common occupation for the Getman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Getman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Getman Life Expectancy

What is the average Getman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Getman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Getman in 1954 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Getman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Getman 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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