Gettler Family History

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Gettler Name Meaning

probably a spelling variant of Gättler, from Middle High German gate ‘companion’, see Gettig 1. altered spelling of Swiss Göttler, from a short form of the personal names Gottfried or Gotthard.

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


Similar surnames: Getter, Mettler, Rettler, Guettler, Geisler, Zettler, Kettler

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Gettler Family Origin

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Gettler Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    19%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Canvasser For Powder

    6%

In 1880, the most common Gettler occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 19% of Gettler's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, At Home and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gettler. A less common occupation for the Gettler family was Canvasser For Powder.

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Gettler Historical Records

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Gettler Life Expectancy

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