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Garin Family History

Garin Name Meaning

Spanish (Garín) and French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Warino Latinized as G(u)arinus a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare French Guerin . Russian: patronymic from Garya a short form of the personal name Garasim a variant of Gerasim (see Gerasimov ). Irish (of French Huguenot origin): probably a variant of French Guérin (see Guerin ) a cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Marin, Gavin, Darin, Gurin, Galin, Garon, Cain, Markin, Hari, Garvin

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Where is the Garin family from?

You can see how Garin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Garin families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Garin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Garin families in 1911.
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What did your Garin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Garin. 34% of Garin men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Rentier
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garin. 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 Cards

There are 661 military records available for the last name Garin. For the veterans among your Garin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Garin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Garin in 1947 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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