Gardin Family History

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Gardin Name Meaning

French, northern Italian (Venice), and Spanish: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from Old French gardin ‘garden’, or an Italian or Spanish cognate.

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

Similar surnames: Garden, Jardin, Nardin, Gard, Pardon, Gardon, Guardia, Bardin, Cardin

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Gardin Family Origin

Where is the Gardin family from?

Gardin Family Occupations

What did your Gardin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gardin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gardin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gardin family was Tailoress. Farmer and Border & Apprentice were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gardin.

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  • Farmer

  • Border & Apprentice

  • Tailoress


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gardin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gardin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gardin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gardin 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 Gardin. 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 487 military records available for the last name Gardin. For the veterans among your Gardin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gardin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gardin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gardin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gardin in 1944 was 48, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gardin 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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