Garnsey Family History

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Garnsey Name Meaning

Norman habitational name for someone from Germisay in Haut-Marne, France. habitational name from Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Guernsey, Darney, Marney, Gurney, Arney, Varney, Gansen, Turney

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Garnsey Family Origin

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Garnsey Family Occupations

What did your Garnsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Garnsey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Garnsey's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Garnsey. A less common occupation for the Garnsey family was Garmer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Garmer

    25%

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

Garnsey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garnsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Garnsey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Garnsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Garnsey in 1956 was 45, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garnsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garnsey 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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