Gitt Family History

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Gitt Name Meaning

German: perhaps a shortened form of a family name formed with Gitt- as the first element, such as Gittinger. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Litt, Kitt, Gott, Hitt, Gatt, Witt, Gift, Ritt, Ott, Fitz

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Gitt Family Origin

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Gitt Family Occupations

What did your Gitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gitt family was Cabnet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gitt. The most common Gitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Gitt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Auctioneer

    4%
  • Cabnet Maker

    4%

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

Gitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gitt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gitt in 1962 was 64, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gitt 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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