Gottman Family History

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Gottman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gottesman. German (Gottmann): from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with god ‘good’ or got, god ‘god’ (for example Gottfried, Gotthardt, Gottschalk) + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Lottman, Hottman, Goodman, Rottman, Rothman, Gosman, Guttman, Gettman

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Gottman Family Origin

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Gottman Family Occupations

What did your Gottman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gottman family was Fresco Painter. The most common Gottman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Gottman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carrage Maker and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gottman.

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  • Farmer

  • Carrage Maker

  • Day Laborer

  • Fresco Painter


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

Gottman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gottman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gottman 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 342 immigration records available for the last name Gottman. 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 282 military records available for the last name Gottman. For the veterans among your Gottman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gottman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gottman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gottman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gottman in 1965 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gottman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gottman 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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