Gotter Family History

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Gotter Name Meaning

German (Götter): from the Germanic personal name Godehar, formed with god ‘good’ or got ‘god’ + hari ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Goetter, Dotter, Getter, Otter, Notter, Cotter, Gitter, Witter

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Gotter Family Origin

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Gotter Family Occupations

What did your Gotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Canner Food Representative and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gotter. 8% of Gotter men worked as a Canner Food Representative and 58% of Gotter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gotter were Certified Accountant and Elementary Teacher (reti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Canner Food Representative
  • Capstan Lathe Hand
  • Capstan Lathe Hand Or Fitt
  • Certified Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant Research Chemists (government Laboratory)
  • Cook
  • Elementary Teacher (reti

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gotter Historical Records

What Gotter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gotter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gotter. 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 862 military records available for the last name Gotter. For the veterans among your Gotter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotter lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Gotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gotter in 1967 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotter 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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