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Gute Family History

Gute Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Gute ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Guth, Gutt, Lute, Gut, Guse, Guite, Kuter, Ruge, Gyure, Kube

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Where is the Gute family from?

You can see how Gute families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gute family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Gute families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Gute families living in Iowa. This was about 29% of all the recorded Gute's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Gute families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gute surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gute ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gute. 22% of Gute men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Gute women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gute were Salesman and Housework. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farming
    18%
  • Salesman
    18%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gute. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gute 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Gute. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Gute. For the veterans among your Gute ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gute lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gute life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gute in 1945 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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