Gaiter Family History

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Gaiter Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Gaither.

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

Similar surnames: Gater, Ganter, Satter, Gaither, Gaster, Darter, Gainer, Grinter

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Gaiter Family Origin

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Gaiter Family Occupations

What did your Gaiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gaiter family was Nothing. Baker, Farm Labourer and Formerly Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaiter. The most common Gaiter occupation in the UK was Baker. 13% of Gaiter's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Farm Labourer

  • Formerly Labourer

  • Nothing


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaiter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaiter Historical Records

What Gaiter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaiter 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Gaiter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 661 military records available for the last name Gaiter. For the veterans among your Gaiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaiter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Gaiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gaiter in 1955 was 50, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaiter 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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