Gargis Family History

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Gargis Name Meaning

Altered form of Garrigus, an Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Garrigues.

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

Similar surnames: Gargus, Gargas, Garges, Hargis, Gareis, Garris, Sargis, Margis

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Gargis Family Origin

Where is the Gargis family from?

Gargis Family Occupations

What did your Gargis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gargis. The most common Gargis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Gargis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • House Keeper


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

Gargis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gargis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gargis 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Gargis. 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 286 military records available for the last name Gargis. For the veterans among your Gargis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gargis Life Expectancy

What is the average Gargis lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gargis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gargis in 1961 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gargis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gargis 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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