Gargus Family History

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Gargus 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: Gargis, Gargas, Garges, Hargis, Argue, Garrigus, Darius, Gares

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Gargus Family Origin

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Gargus Family Occupations

What did your Gargus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gargus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gargus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gargus family was Keeps House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gargus.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%

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Gargus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gargus Life Expectancy

What is the average Gargus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gargus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gargus in 1954 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gargus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gargus 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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