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Gutmann Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German guot man literally ‘good man’ ‘capable man’. This may be a nickname but in the Middle Ages the term also denoted a freeman or a vassal of noble birth and also the master of a household and the surname may be a status name from this sense. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gutman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gutman, Guttmann, Gusman, Altmann, Gurman, Rutman, Putman, Guthman

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Where is the Gutmann family from?

You can see how Gutmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gutmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Gutmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 56 Gutmann families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Gutmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gutmann families in 1880.
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What did your Gutmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gutmann. 19% of Gutmann men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Gutmann women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gutmann were Baker and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gutmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gutmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Gutmann. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Gutmann. For the veterans among your Gutmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gutmann lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gutmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gutmann in 1958 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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