Goetting Family History

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Goetting Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia named Göttingen, or from Götting in Bavaria. patronymic from the personal name Goette, Gotte (see Gott 1).

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

Similar surnames: Oetting, Getting, Gettinger, Koetting, Metting, Geeting, Worthing

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Goetting Family Origin

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Goetting Family Occupations

What did your Goetting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goetting. 14% of Goetting men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Goetting women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goetting were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Librarian
  • Maid

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

Goetting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goetting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goetting 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Goetting. 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 832 military records available for the last name Goetting. For the veterans among your Goetting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goetting Life Expectancy

What is the average Goetting lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Goetting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Goetting in 1956 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goetting 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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