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Garlin Family History

Garlin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Carlin, Karlin, Ballin, Gallino, Harlin, Gatlin, Galin, Gervin

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Where is the Garlin family from?

You can see how Garlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garlin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 33 Garlin families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Garlin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Garlin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Garlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Garlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Servante was the top reported job for people in the CA named Garlin. .

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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 Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servante
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 450 immigration records available for the last name Garlin. 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 560 military records available for the last name Garlin. For the veterans among your Garlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garlin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Garlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Garlin in 1961 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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