Garden Family History

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Garden Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from Old Anglo-Norman French gardin ‘garden’. Compare Gardener. Americanized form of French Desjardins.

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


Similar surnames: Gardin, Carden, Garten, Warden, Gard, Gardon, Garde, Harden, Garbe

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Garden Family Origin

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Garden Family Occupations

What did your Garden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Garden. 16% of Garden men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Garden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garden were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • School Teacher
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

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

Garden Historical Records

What Garden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Garden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garden 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Garden. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Garden. For the veterans among your Garden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garden Life Expectancy

What is the average Garden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Garden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Garden in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garden 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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