Giltner Family History

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Giltner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker or seller of wooden buckets, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German gilte ‘wooden bucket’.

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


Similar surnames: Zeltner, Kistner, Gartner, Gellner, Mildner, Gilster, Guldner

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Giltner Family Origin

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Giltner Family Occupations

What did your Giltner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giltner. A less common occupation for the Giltner family was Laborer. The most common Giltner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Giltner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Giltner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Giltner Life Expectancy

What is the average Giltner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Giltner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Giltner in 1951 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giltner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giltner 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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