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Gut Family History

Gut Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Polish: variant of German Guth.

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


Similar surnames: Gutt, Guth, Gute, Gust, Gutz, Grun, Alt, Gaut, Gurr, Lutz

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Where is the Gut family from?

You can see how Gut families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gut family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Gut families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Gut families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Gut's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gut families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gut surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gut ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gut. 39% of Gut men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gut. 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 Cards

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Gut. For the veterans among your Gut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gut lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gut in 1955 was 45, and 62 in 2004.

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