Get Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gee, Ge, Gent, Gest, Gut, Getz, He, Wei, Ott, Gu

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What did your Get ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Get. 34% of Get men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    34%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Waiter
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Get. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Get 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 724 immigration records available for the last name Get. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 37,000 military records available for the last name Get. For the veterans among your Get ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1963 and 1999, in the United States, Get life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Get in 1963 was 72, and 83 in 1999.

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