Guthman Family History

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Guthman Name Meaning

German (Guthmann): status name from Middle High German guot man, literally ‘capable man’. In the Middle Ages this term denoted a highly placed vassal who was a freeman or a man of noble birth. Compare Guth.

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

Similar surnames: Gathman, Gutman, Rothman, Kathman, Gohman, Butman, Putman, Outman

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Guthman Family Origin

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Guthman Family Occupations

What did your Guthman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeps House, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guthman. A less common occupation for the Guthman family was Auctioneer. The most common Guthman occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 21% of Guthman's were Keeps Houses.

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  • Keeps House

  • Butcher

  • Tailor

  • Auctioneer


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

Guthman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Guthman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guthman 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 824 immigration records available for the last name Guthman. 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 310 military records available for the last name Guthman. For the veterans among your Guthman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guthman Life Expectancy

What is the average Guthman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guthman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Guthman in 1953 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guthman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guthman 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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