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Gurtner Surname Meaning

Swiss German; South German (Gürtner): variant of Gürtler (see Gurtler ). German: habitational name for someone from Gurten in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Gurtler, Curtner, Gartner, Murner, Gerner, Suttner, Gertner, Turner

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Where is the Gurtner family from?

You can see how Gurtner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gurtner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gurtner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Gurtner families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Gurtner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Gurtner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gurtner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gurtner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gurtner. 100% of Gurtner 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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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gurtner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurtner 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Gurtner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gurtner. For the veterans among your Gurtner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gurtner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gurtner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gurtner in 1959 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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