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Gittins Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Gittings.

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


Similar surnames: Gittens, Getting, Gettings, Githens, Gittings, Gettis, Gillins

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Gittins Family Origin

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Gittins Family Occupations

What did your Gittins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gittins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gittins's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gittins. A less common occupation for the Gittins family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Miner

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Brick Maker

    4%

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

Gittins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gittins Life Expectancy

What is the average Gittins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gittins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gittins in 1943 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gittins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gittins 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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