Getts Family History

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Getts Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Jewish Getz or German Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Gatts, Gotts, Catts, Letts, Getz, Metts, Gates, Betts, Lotts, Getter

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Getts Family Origin

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Getts Family Occupations

What did your Getts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Getts family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getts. The most common Getts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Getts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Getts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Getts Life Expectancy

What is the average Getts lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Getts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Getts in 1954 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Getts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Getts 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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