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Gunter Name Meaning

German (also Gunther, Günt(h)er) and English: from the Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Gunner, Ganter, Gonter, Gunder, Gotter, Gunther, Getter, Grater

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Gunter Family Origin

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Gunter Family Occupations

What did your Gunter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunter. A less common occupation for the Gunter family was Keeping House. The most common Gunter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Gunter's were Farmers.

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Gunter Historical Records

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Gunter Life Expectancy

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Famous Gunter Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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