Gotter Family History

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Gotter Name Meaning

German (Götter): from the Germanic personal name Godehar, formed with god ‘good’ or got ‘god’ + hari ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Goetter, Dotter, Getter, Otter, Notter, Cotter, Gitter, Witter

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Gotter Family Origin

Where is the Gotter family from?

Gotter Family Occupations

What did your Gotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gotter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gotter's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotter. A less common occupation for the Gotter family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Brick Mason

    25%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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

Gotter Historical Records

What Gotter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gotter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gotter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gotter. 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 Gotter. For the veterans among your Gotter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotter lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Gotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gotter in 1967 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotter 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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