Gunther Family History

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Gunther Name Meaning

German and English: variant of Gunter.

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


Similar surnames: Gunter, Ganther, Ginther, Gonter, Panther, Gunder, Ganter, Gurtler

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Gunther Family Origin

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Gunther Family Occupations

What did your Gunther ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunther. The most common Gunther occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Gunther's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gunther family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gunther Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Gunther Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunther lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gunther life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gunther in 1943 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunther

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunther 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 Gunther Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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