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Getting Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Gethin . Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Gutyn a pet form of Gruffudd (see Griffith ) mainly found in north Wales. German: very rare variant of Gettig or Götting (see Goetting ) and in North America also an altered form of the latter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gettig, Geeting, Gutting, Goetting, Gettings, Metting, Cutting

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Where is the Getting family from?

You can see how Getting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Getting family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Getting families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 23 Getting families living in Lancashire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Getting's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Getting families in 1891.
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What did your Getting ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Getting. 100% of Getting women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Getting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Getting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 490 immigration records available for the last name Getting. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Getting. For the veterans among your Getting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Getting lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Getting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Getting in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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