Garger Family History

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Garger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Garge near Lüneburg, a place name that is probably of Slavic origin. variant of Karger (see Karg).

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


Similar surnames: Karger, Garner, Garber, Larger, Gerger, Gager, Ranger, Galler, Gorges

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Garger Family Origin

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Garger Family Occupations

What did your Garger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garger family was Sewing. Clerk In Store, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garger. The most common Garger occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 20% of Garger's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Sewing

    20%

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Garger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Garger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garger. For the veterans among your Garger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garger Life Expectancy

What is the average Garger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Garger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garger in 1960 was 54, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garger 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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