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Gitto Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of a personal name ending with -gitto such as Ambrogitto a pet form of Ambrogio.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Getto, Ditto, Gotto, Bitto, Kitto, Motto, Lotto, Catto, Witko, Giro

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Where is the Gitto family from?

You can see how Gitto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gitto family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gitto families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Gitto families living in Massachusetts. This was about 46% of all the recorded Gitto's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Gitto families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gitto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gitto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gitto. 27% of Gitto men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Gitto women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gitto were Clerk and Packer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    31%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%
  • Packer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gitto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gitto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 577 immigration records available for the last name Gitto. 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 Cards

There are 342 military records available for the last name Gitto. For the veterans among your Gitto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gitto lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gitto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gitto in 1957 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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