Goetter Family History

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Goetter Name Meaning

German (Götter): from the personal name Godechar, formed with the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ or god ‘good’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotter, Getter, Goethe, Goettel, Otter, Dotter, Notter, Roether

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Goetter Family Origin

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Goetter Family Occupations

What did your Goetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goetter family was Carpenter. The most common Goetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Goetter's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goetter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • At Home

    14%
  • Banker

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%

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Goetter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Goetter lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Goetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Goetter in 1960 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goetter 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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