Garlinghouse Family History

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Garlinghouse Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gerlinghaus, a habitational name from a place named Gerlinghausen in the Sieg district in northwestern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Boultinghouse, Laughinghouse, Bellinghausen, Arlinghaus, Greathouse

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Garlinghouse Family Origin

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Garlinghouse Family Occupations

What did your Garlinghouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garlinghouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Garlinghouse's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garlinghouse. A less common occupation for the Garlinghouse family was Canvasser.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Canvasser


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Garlinghouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garlinghouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garlinghouse 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Garlinghouse. 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 589 military records available for the last name Garlinghouse. For the veterans among your Garlinghouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garlinghouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Garlinghouse lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Garlinghouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Garlinghouse in 1950 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garlinghouse

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