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Getting Name Meaning

German: variant of Gettig or Götting (see Goetting). From an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Gutyn (see Gittings).

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


Similar surnames: Gettig, Geeting, Gutting, Goetting, Gettings, Metting, Cutting

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Getting Family Origin

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Getting Family Occupations

What did your Getting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Getting occupation in Canada was Dressmaker. 100% of Getting's were Dressmakers.

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  • Dressmaker

    100%

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Getting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Getting 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Getting. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Getting. For the veterans among your Getting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Getting Life Expectancy

What is the average Getting lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Getting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Getting in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Getting ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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