Garson Family History

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Garson Name Meaning

French and Scottish (Orkney): occupational name for a young servant, from the oblique case of Old French gars ‘boy’, ‘lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Garzon, Sarson, Parson, Carton, Gardin, Ganson, Pardon, Marson

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Garson Family Origin

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Garson Family Occupations

What did your Garson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Garson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Garson's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garson. A less common occupation for the Garson family was Mill Hand.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Servant

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Mill Hand

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garson Life Expectancy

What is the average Garson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Garson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garson in 1958 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garson 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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