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Garton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Garton in East Yorkshire or from various minor places so named, from Old English gara ‘triangular plot of land’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Harton, Marton, Parton, Gayton, Gorton, Barton, Gatton, Girton

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Garton Family Origin

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Garton Family Occupations

What did your Garton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garton. The most common Garton occupation in Canada was School. 29% of Garton's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Garton family was Baker.

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  • School

    29%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Garton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Garton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Garton Life Expectancy

What is the average Garton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Garton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Garton in 1956 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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