Garb Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a tanner, from the dialect word garb, Middle High German garwe. See also Gerber. German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. Compare Gerhardt. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): descriptive nickname from Polish garb ‘hump’.

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


Similar surnames: Garr, Harb, Garbe, Garn, Farb, Bar, Gaub, Darr, Mar, Kalb

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Garb Family Origin

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Garb Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Garb. The most common Garb occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Garb's were Carpenters.

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Garb Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Garb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Garb in 1957 was 55, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garb

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