Gettinger Family History

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Gettinger Name Meaning

German: variant of Gettig 1. Americanized spelling of German Göttinger, a habitational name for someone from Götting in Bavaria or from any of the places called Göttingen in Lower Saxony, Westphalia, Hesse, and Württemberg. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Oettinger, with an inorganic initial H transformed into G under Russian influence.

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


Similar surnames: Pettinger, Gittinger, Oettinger, Hettinger, Ottinger, Bettinger

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Gettinger Family Origin

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Gettinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Carman

    4%
  • Day Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gettinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gettinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gettinger. A less common occupation for the Gettinger family was Day Laborer.

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Gettinger Historical Records

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Gettinger Life Expectancy

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