Gittings Family History

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Gittings Name Meaning

from the Welsh personal name Gutyn, Guto, a pet form of Gruffydd (see Griffith), with the redundant addition of English patronymic -s. possibly also a patronymic from a byname from Welsh cethin ‘dusky’, ‘swarthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Getting, Fitting, Gillings, Witting, Cutting, Gutting, Giddings

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Gittings Family Origin

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Gittings Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gittings. A less common occupation for the Gittings family was Physician. The most common Gittings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gittings's were Farmers.

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