Gonter Family History

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Gonter Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the German personal name Günter (see Gunter). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name, a Yiddishized form of Ukrainian gontar ‘shingle maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Ganter, Poster, Gunter, Genser, Monter, Gunner, Gotter, Hoster

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Gonter Family Origin

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Gonter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • At Home

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gonter family was At Home. The most common Gonter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gonter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonter.

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Gonter Historical Records

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Gonter Life Expectancy

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