Gurtner Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gurtner Name Meaning

Swiss German (Gurtner) and South German (Gürtner): variant of Gürtler (see Gurtler). German: habitational name for someone from Gurten in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Gurtler, Curtner, Gartner, Murner, Gerner, Suttner, Gertner, Turner

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Gurtner Family Origin

Where is the Gurtner family from?

Gurtner Family Occupations

What did your Gurtner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gurtner family was Keeps House. The most common Gurtner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Gurtner's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurtner.

View Census data for Gurtner | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Keeps House


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

Gurtner Historical Records

What Gurtner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gurtner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurtner 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 Gurtner

Passenger List

There are 564 immigration records available for the last name Gurtner. 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 Gurtner immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gurtner. For the veterans among your Gurtner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gurtner military records

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

Gurtner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurtner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gurtner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gurtner in 1959 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurtner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurtner 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 Gurtner Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name