Gunnett Family History

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Gunnett Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Middle English female personal name Gunnot, a pet form of the Old Norse female name Gunne (see Gunn 1).

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

Similar surnames: Gunnell, Dunnett, Gunner, Garnett, Gannett, Annett, Kinnett, Bennett

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Gunnett Family Origin

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Gunnett Family Occupations

What did your Gunnett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gunnett occupation in the UK was Brewers Drayman. 20% of Gunnett's were Brewers Draymans. Brewers Drayman, Carman and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnett. A less common occupation for the Gunnett family was Railway Grease Maker(Tallow Chdlr).

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  • Brewers Drayman

  • Carman

  • Cooper

  • Railway Grease Maker(Tallow Chdlr)


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

Gunnett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gunnett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunnett 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Gunnett. 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 450 military records available for the last name Gunnett. For the veterans among your Gunnett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunnett Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunnett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Gunnett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gunnett in 1963 was 78, and 66 in 2003.

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