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Garnick Family History

Garnick Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized form of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Garnik: occupational name for a cart load worker from Ukrainian harnyk (Russian-oriented transliteration garnik). Compare Harnick .

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

Similar surnames: Garlick, Garrick, Gornik, Barnick, Pernick, Karrick, Harwick, Rasnick

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Where is the Garnick family from?

You can see how Garnick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garnick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Garnick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Garnick families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Garnick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Garnick families in 1911.
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What did your Garnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Garnick. 19% of Garnick men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Garnick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garnick were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Proprietor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • House Work
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Garnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garnick 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Garnick. 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 251 military records available for the last name Garnick. For the veterans among your Garnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garnick lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Garnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Garnick in 1964 was 75, and 69 in 2003.

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