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Goetting Name Meaning

German (Götting):: habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany named Göttingen or from Götting in Bavaria. patronymic from the personal name Goette Gotte (see Gott ). Compare Getting .

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


Similar surnames: Oetting, Getting, Gettinger, Koetting, Metting, Geeting, Worthing

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Where is the Goetting family from?

You can see how Goetting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goetting family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Goetting families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 25 Goetting families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Goetting's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Goetting families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goetting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goetting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Goetting. 27% of Goetting men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Goetting women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goetting were Truck Driver and Librarian. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Partner Owner
    12%
  • Librarian
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goetting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goetting 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Goetting. 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 832 military records available for the last name Goetting. For the veterans among your Goetting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goetting lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goetting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Goetting in 1956 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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