Gurtler Family History

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Gurtler Name Meaning

English: variant of Girdler. German (Gürtler): occupational name for a maker of straps and belts, from Middle High German gurtel ‘belt’ (specifically a leather belt with brass fittings, from which a purse would be hung).

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

Similar surnames: Gurtner, Girdler, Gurley, Guertler, Gertler, Buttler, Cutler, Kuttler

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Gurtler Family Origin

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Gurtler Family Occupations

What did your Gurtler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurtler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gurtler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gurtler family was Phoenix Mills Puddling. Farmer, Grocery Store and Machinest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurtler.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocery Store

  • Machinest

  • Phoenix Mills Puddling


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

Gurtler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gurtler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurtler 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 816 immigration records available for the last name Gurtler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gurtler. For the veterans among your Gurtler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurtler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurtler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gurtler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gurtler in 1963 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurtler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurtler 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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