Gettman Family History

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Gettman Name Meaning

German (Gettmann): variant of German and Swiss Göttmann or Goettmann, a variant of Gottmann (see Gottman).

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

Similar surnames: Gottman, Guttman, Dettman, Luttman, German, Gehman, Mittman, Hetman

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Gettman Family Origin

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Gettman Family Occupations

What did your Gettman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gettman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gettman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gettman family was Carriage Painter. Farmer, Book Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gettman.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Keeper

  • Carpenter

  • Carriage Painter


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

Gettman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gettman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gettman 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Gettman. 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 572 military records available for the last name Gettman. For the veterans among your Gettman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gettman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gettman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gettman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gettman in 1956 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gettman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gettman 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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