Garlington Family History

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Garlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Lancashire, where the surname is most frequent.

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


Similar surnames: Yarrington, Arlington, Darlington, Warbington, Warrington, Farrington

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Garlington Family Origin

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Garlington Family Occupations

What did your Garlington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garlington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Garlington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garlington. A less common occupation for the Garlington family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Garlington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garlington Life Expectancy

What is the average Garlington lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Garlington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Garlington in 1955 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garlington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garlington 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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