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Garrard Name Meaning

English (London and East Anglia): variant of Gerard . Altered form of French Gérard (see Gerard ).

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

Similar surnames: Garard, Gerrard, Jarrard, Girard, Gerard, Barnard, Garrod, Garratt

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Where is the Garrard family from?

You can see how Garrard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garrard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garrard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 26 Garrard families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Garrard's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Garrard families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Garrard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Garrard ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Accountant was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Garrard. 40% of Garrard men worked as an Accountant. .

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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

  • Accountant
  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Garrard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrard 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Garrard. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Garrard. For the veterans among your Garrard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garrard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Garrard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Garrard in 1949 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

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