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Gitter Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gitter ‘railing’, ‘bar’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, or a metonymic occupational name for a janitor. German: habitational name from a place called Gitter near Brunswick; the place name is ancient name of uncertain origin, probably Celtic. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish dialect giter ‘good’, equivalent of Good.

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

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Gitter Family Origin

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Gitter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gitter family was Laborer. Farmer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gitter. The most common Gitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gitter's were Farmers.

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