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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Boot & Shoe Merchant

    7%
  • Brown Stone Cutter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Gittinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Gittinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gittinger family was Brown Stone Cutter. Farmer, Farming and Boot & Shoe Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gittinger.

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Gittinger Historical Records

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Gittinger Life Expectancy

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