Gettig Family History

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Gettig Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name derived from Middle High German gate ‘companion’. See Gettel 1. Altered spelling of German Göttig, a variant of Getter 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rettig, Getting, Getter, Geeting, Sittig, Fettig, Attig, Wittig

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Gettig Family Origin

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Gettig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Black Smith

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Stone Mason

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gettig family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Black Smith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gettig. The most common Gettig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gettig's were Farmers.

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Gettig Historical Records

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Gettig Life Expectancy

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