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Gaarder Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Gårder (plural of gård ‘farm’ from Old Norse garðr).

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


Similar surnames: Garde, Warder, Gander, Glander, Harder, Lagarde, Carder, Garner

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Gaarder Family Origin

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Gaarder Family Occupations

What did your Gaarder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaarder family was Ret. Farmer. Farmer and Doctor Of Medicine were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaarder. The most common Gaarder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Gaarder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Doctor Of Medicine

    7%
  • Ret. Farmer

    7%

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

Gaarder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaarder Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaarder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gaarder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gaarder in 1962 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaarder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaarder 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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