Garbers Family History

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Garbers Name Meaning

North German: variant of Garber 2. Danish: patronymic from the German family name Gerber or a variant of Garbarsch (from Garbe ‘sheaf’, ‘bundle’).

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

Similar surnames: Garber, Harbers, Albers, Garver, Barberis, Arber, Garbe, Gerber

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Garbers Family Origin

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Garbers Family Occupations

What did your Garbers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garbers family was Laborer On R.R.. The most common Garbers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Garbers's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmers were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Garbers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmers

  • Laborer On R.R.


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

Garbers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Garbers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbers 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 424 immigration records available for the last name Garbers. 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 356 military records available for the last name Garbers. For the veterans among your Garbers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garbers Life Expectancy

What is the average Garbers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Garbers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garbers in 1963 was 55, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garbers 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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