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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gettis

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Alt. Meaning

G is for great, that describes you.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

T is for tender, loving nature.

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gettis

Adam Gettis is an athlete for the New York Giants. He has been prominent since 2013. Adam was born on December 9th, 1988 in Frankfort, Illinois.


Deejay Punk Roc is a big beat, hip hop music, and breakbeat programmer, remix, and record producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2000. Deejay was given the name Jon Paul Davies, Charles Gettis in 1967 in Liverpool.


David Gettis is a football player. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. David was born on August 27th, 1987.


Byron Gettis is a baseball player. Byron was born on March 13th, 1980 in Centreville, Illinois.


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Popularity of Gettis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gettis U.S.
  White 56.06% 64.26%
  African American 42.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gettis

People with the last name Gettis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gettis

  • How Popular is the name Gettis? Gettis is the 69,784th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gettis was the 46,138th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gettis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12 babies born with the first name Gettis in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gettis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gettis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gettis is Tuesday, May 28th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Gettis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gettis was in 1919 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gettis: Your name in reverse order is Sitteg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eistgt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gettis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 462 people with the last name Gettis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gettis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gettis as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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