Garms Family History

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Garms Name Meaning

North German: reduced form of Garmens, a patronymic from German.

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

Similar surnames: Harms, Gares, Garr, Harts, Gaus, Garb, Gary, Harmes, Garry, Ganus

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Garms Family Origin

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Garms Family Occupations

What did your Garms ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garms occupation in the USA was Brewer. 8% of Garms's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Garms family was Cooper. Brewer, Butcher and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garms.

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  • Brewer

  • Butcher

  • Carman

  • Cooper


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

Garms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Garms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garms 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 916 immigration records available for the last name Garms. 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 828 military records available for the last name Garms. For the veterans among your Garms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garms Life Expectancy

What is the average Garms lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Garms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Garms in 1953 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garms 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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