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Getting Name Meaning

German: variant of Gettig or Götting (see Goetting). From an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Gutyn (see Gittings).

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

Similar surnames: Gettig, Geeting, Gutting, Goetting, Gettings, Metting, Cutting

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Getting Family Origin

Where is the Getting family from?

Getting Family Occupations

What did your Getting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Getting occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 29% of Getting's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Getting family was Engine Fitter. Coal Miner, Baker and Encaustic Tile Maker (Earthen) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getting.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Baker

  • Encaustic Tile Maker (Earthen)

  • Engine Fitter


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

Getting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Getting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Getting 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Getting. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Getting. For the veterans among your Getting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Getting Life Expectancy

What is the average Getting lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Getting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Getting in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Getting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Getting 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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