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Garbett Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from Gerberht, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger, ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ (see Gebert 1). There has been some confusion with Garbutt.

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


Similar surnames: Garbutt, Garrett, Garnett, Garber, Torbett, Gaubert, Garret, Rabbitt

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Garbett Family Origin

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Garbett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%
  • Groom

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garbett. The most common Garbett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Garbett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garbett family was Groom.

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Garbett Historical Records

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Garbett Life Expectancy

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