Garriga Family History

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Garriga Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French (Occitan): topographic name, from garriga ‘barren land, where only holm oaks grow’.

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


Similar surnames: Artiga, Garrick, Gorga, Garriss, Garin, Carrig, Parrish, Garris

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Garriga Family Origin

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Garriga Family Occupations

What did your Garriga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garriga. 7% of Garriga men worked as a Clerk and 22% of Garriga women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garriga were Carpenter and Janitor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Agricultor
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    22%
  • Bacon Scale
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Janitor
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Garriga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Garriga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garriga 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garriga. 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 219 military records available for the last name Garriga. For the veterans among your Garriga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garriga Life Expectancy

What is the average Garriga lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Garriga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garriga in 1958 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garriga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garriga 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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