Gittinger Family History

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Gittinger Name Meaning

German: probably from a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old Saxon gidd ‘poem’, ‘song’, or alternatively a variant spelling of Güttinger, a habitational name from either of two places named Güttingen: near Konstanz, Württemberg, or Thurgau in Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Kittinger, Gettinger, Pittinger, Pettinger, Hittinger, Ritzinger

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Gittinger Family Origin

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Gittinger Family Occupations

What did your Gittinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gittinger. 42% of Gittinger men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Gittinger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gittinger were Attendant and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper

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

Gittinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gittinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gittinger 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Gittinger. 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 329 military records available for the last name Gittinger. For the veterans among your Gittinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gittinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Gittinger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gittinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gittinger in 1959 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gittinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gittinger 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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