Garrabrant Family History

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Garrabrant Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of North German Garbrand or Gerbrant, from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + brand ‘fire’, ‘flame’.

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


Similar surnames: Garraway, Armbrust, Garibay, Garbarino, Garrand, Drabant, Garhart

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Garrabrant Family Origin

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Garrabrant Family Occupations

What did your Garrabrant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrabrant. A less common occupation for the Garrabrant family was Shoe Maker. The most common Garrabrant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Garrabrant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    7%

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Garrabrant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garrabrant Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrabrant lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Garrabrant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Garrabrant in 1962 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrabrant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrabrant 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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