Geter Name Meaning

German: occupational name presumably for a field or garden worker, from Middle High German jeten ‘to weed’. In some cases it may be an altered spelling of French Jetté (see Jette).

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


Similar surnames: Geyer, Getter, Geier, Deter, Nester, Jeter, Reder, Peter, Teter, Eder

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Geter Family Origin

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Geter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geter. The most common Geter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Geter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geter family was Farming.

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Geter Historical Records

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Geter Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Geter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Geter in 1949 was 24, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geter

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