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Garrels Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerold, composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Garrett, Gareis, Garrelts, Gorrell, Garrell, Garbers, Farrell, Garret

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Garrels Family Origin

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Garrels Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Bank Cashier

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Carriage Maker

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garrels family was Carriage Maker. Farmer, Bank Cashier and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrels. The most common Garrels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Garrels's were Farmers.

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Garrels Life Expectancy

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