Guttenberg Family History

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Guttenberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bavaria, called Guttenberg, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Old High German guot ‘good’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. The shortening of the vowel in the first syllable is a feature found in various dialects of German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German gut ‘good’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Wattenberg, Furstenberg, Gartenberg, Blumenberg, Rothenberg

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Guttenberg Family Origin

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Guttenberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Barkeeper

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guttenberg family was Carpenter. Farmer, Barkeeper and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guttenberg. The most common Guttenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Guttenberg's were Farmers.

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Guttenberg Life Expectancy

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