Garbe Family History

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Garbe Name Meaning

English and French: from Middle English, Old French garbe ‘wheatsheaf’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a reaper or harvester, or for someone who collected wheatsheaves owed in rent. German: variant of Garb.

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

Similar surnames: Garber, Barbe, Garde, Garb, Gabe, Gage, Barber, Gard, Tarte, Garth

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Garbe Family Origin

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Garbe Family Occupations

What did your Garbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Garbe. 87% of Garbe men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher

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

Garbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Garbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garbe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Garbe. For the veterans among your Garbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Garbe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Garbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Garbe in 1960 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garbe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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