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Garon Family History

Garon Name Meaning

from a personal name of Germanic origin, Garo, meaning ‘ready’. habitational name from places so named in Loire and Rhône, from Gaulish gar, a variant of car ‘rock’, ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Caron, Varon, Baron, Garone, Geron, Gawron, Aaron, Garton

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Where is the Garon family from?

You can see how Garon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garon families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 404 Garon families living in Quebec. This was about 91% of all the recorded Garon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Garon families in 1911.
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What did your Garon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Garon. 34% of Garon men worked as a Cultivateur and 20% of Garon women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garon were Cult and Tudiante.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    34%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    13%
  • Cult
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servante
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Modiste
    14%
  • Tudiante
    14%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Garon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garon. For the veterans among your Garon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Garon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Garon in 1944 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

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