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Gunnett Name Meaning

English (Middlesex): from the Middle English female personal name Gunnot a diminutive of Gunne (see Gunn ).

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

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Dunnett, Gunner, Garnett, Gannett, Annett, Kinnett, Bennett

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Where is the Gunnett family from?

You can see how Gunnett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gunnett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gunnett families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gunnett family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Gunnett's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gunnett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gunnett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gunnett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Gunnett. 50% of Gunnett men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gunnett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunnett 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Gunnett. 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 450 military records available for the last name Gunnett. For the veterans among your Gunnett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gunnett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Gunnett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gunnett in 1963 was 78, and 66 in 2003.

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