Guttenberg Family History

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Guttenberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bavaria, called Guttenberg, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Old High German guot ‘good’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. The shortening of the vowel in the first syllable is a feature found in various dialects of German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German gut ‘good’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Wattenberg, Furstenberg, Gartenberg, Blumenberg, Rothenberg

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Guttenberg Family Origin

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Guttenberg Family Occupations

What did your Guttenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Guttenberg occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Guttenberg's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Guttenberg family was Photographic Artist. Cabinet Maker and Coml Traveller Boots & Shoes were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guttenberg.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Coml Traveller Boots & Shoes

  • Photographic Artist


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Guttenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Guttenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guttenberg 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 702 immigration records available for the last name Guttenberg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Guttenberg. For the veterans among your Guttenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guttenberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Guttenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Guttenberg in 1959 was 72, and 69 in 2004.

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