Gitter Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Gitter Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gitter ‘railing’, ‘bar’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, or a metonymic occupational name for a janitor. German: habitational name from a place called Gitter near Brunswick; the place name is ancient name of uncertain origin, probably Celtic. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish dialect giter ‘good’, equivalent of Good.

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


Similar surnames: Bitter, Pitter, Mitter, Gritter, Ritter, Witter, Getter, Gmitter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gitter Family Origin

Where is the Gitter family from?

SHOW MORE

Gitter Family Occupations

What did your Gitter ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    67%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gitter. A less common occupation for the Gitter family was Laborer. The most common Gitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gitter's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Gitter | Data not to scale

Gitter Historical Records

What Gitter family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gitter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gitter

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Gitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Gitter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gitter 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Gitter Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name