Girtman Family History

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Girtman Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: probably an occupational name for a maker of belts and straps or for a groom (in charge of harnesses and saddles), from Middle High German gürten ‘to gird’.

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

Similar surnames: Mittman, Wartman, Artman, Bartman, Wortman, Rittman, Gorman, Portman

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Girtman Family Origin

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Girtman Family Occupations

What did your Girtman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Girtman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Girtman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girtman. A less common occupation for the Girtman family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Mason

  • Farming


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

Girtman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Girtman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Girtman 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Girtman. 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 389 military records available for the last name Girtman. For the veterans among your Girtman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Girtman Life Expectancy

What is the average Girtman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Girtman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Girtman in 1958 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girtman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girtman 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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