Gettel Family History

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Gettel Name Meaning

German: Americanized spelling of Göttel (see Goettel).

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


Similar surnames: Kettel, Goettel, Getter, Goettl, Yetter, Vettel, Zettel, Ettel

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Gettel Family Origin

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Gettel Family Occupations

What did your Gettel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gettel. The most common Gettel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gettel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gettel family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Gettel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gettel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gettel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gettel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gettel. For the veterans among your Gettel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gettel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gettel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gettel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gettel in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gettel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gettel 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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