Gethers Family History

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Gethers Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant of German Gathers or English Gaither.

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

Similar surnames: Geathers, Nethers, Feathers, Metters, Lathers, Gepner, Gunther

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Gethers Family Origin

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Gethers Family Occupations

What did your Gethers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gethers. 47% of Gethers men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Gethers women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gethers were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Porter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Domestic
  • Maid

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

Gethers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gethers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gethers 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Gethers. 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 446 military records available for the last name Gethers. For the veterans among your Gethers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gethers Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gethers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gethers in 1949 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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