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Gutman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from German, Yiddish gut ‘good’ + man(n) ‘man’; it was also used as a male personal name, from which the surname may be derived in some cases. Americanized spelling of German Gut(h)mann (see Guthman).

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


Similar surnames: Gusman, Gurman, Putman, Butman, Guthman, Rutman, Gutmann, Justman

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Where is the Gutman family from?

You can see how Gutman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gutman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gutman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Gutman families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Gutman's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gutman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gutman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gutman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gutman. 25% of Gutman men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Gutman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gutman were Laborer and Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gutman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gutman 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Gutman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gutman. For the veterans among your Gutman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gutman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gutman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gutman in 1953 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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