Girt Family History

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Girt Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McGirt. Probably also an Americanized variant of Gert(h), from a short form of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Girty, Cart, Gist, Giro, Mir, Ginn, Guire, Eidt, Gehrt, Kirst

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Girt Family Origin

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Girt Family Occupations

What did your Girt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Girt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Girt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girt. A less common occupation for the Girt family was Bar Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Bar Keeper

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Girt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Girt Life Expectancy

What is the average Girt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Girt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Girt in 1953 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girt 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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