Getter Family History

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Getter Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Götter, a derivative from a short form of a personal name composed with Old High German got ‘god’ or Old Saxon god ‘good’, as in Gottfried.

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

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Getter Family Origin

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Getter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getter. The most common Getter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Getter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Getter family was Blacksmith.

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Getter Historical Records

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Getter Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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