Garza Name Meaning

Spanish: from garza ‘heron’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with long legs.

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


Similar surnames: Carda, Maza, Garzia, Guza, Garro, Tara, Barba, Daza, Para, Varga

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Garza Family Origin

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Garza Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Stock Raiser

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garza family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garza. The most common Garza occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Garza's were Laborers.

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Garza Historical Records

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Garza Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Garza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garza in 1940 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garza

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