Gittings Family History

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Gittings Name Meaning

from the Welsh personal name Gutyn, Guto, a pet form of Gruffydd (see Griffith), with the redundant addition of English patronymic -s. possibly also a patronymic from a byname from Welsh cethin ‘dusky’, ‘swarthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Getting, Fitting, Gillings, Witting, Cutting, Gutting, Giddings

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Gittings Family Origin

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Gittings Family Occupations

What did your Gittings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gittings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gittings's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gittings. A less common occupation for the Gittings family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    3%

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Gittings Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gittings Life Expectancy

What is the average Gittings lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gittings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gittings in 1951 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gittings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gittings 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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