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Gutting Family History

Gutting Name Meaning

German (also Gütting): of uncertain origin. Probably from a Germanic personal name formed with god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. Perhaps an altered spelling of English Cutting.

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


Similar surnames: Cutting, Geeting, Getting, Gettig, Gutkin, Bunting, Otting, Nuding

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Where is the Gutting family from?

You can see how Gutting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gutting family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gutting families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gutting family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Gutting's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Gutting families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gutting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gutting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gutting. 22% of Gutting men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Gutting women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gutting were Farming and Domestic. .

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Merchant
    11%
  • Farming
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Domestic
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gutting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gutting 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 735 immigration records available for the last name Gutting. 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 614 military records available for the last name Gutting. For the veterans among your Gutting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gutting lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gutting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gutting in 1963 was 77, and 80 in 2004.

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