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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

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Getting Family Occupations

What did your Getting ancestors do for a living?

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  • Coal Miner

    29%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Encaustic Tile Maker (Earthen)

    14%
  • Engine Fitter

    14%

In 1881, 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. The most common Getting occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 29% of Getting's were Coal Miners.

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