Gunnett Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Gunnett Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Middle English female personal name Gunnot, a pet form of the Old Norse female name Gunne (see Gunn 1).

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


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gunnett Family Origin

Where is the Gunnett family from?

Gunnett Family Occupations

What did your Gunnett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gunnett family was House Carpenter. Farmer, Fireman and Forgeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnett. The most common Gunnett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gunnett's were Farmers.

View Census data for Gunnett | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    42%
  • Fireman

    8%
  • Forgeman

    8%
  • House Carpenter

    8%

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

Gunnett Historical Records

What Gunnett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Gunnett

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View all Gunnett immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 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.

View all Gunnett military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gunnett family history.

Gunnett Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunnett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunnett 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.

Famous Gunnett Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name