Garde Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from a place so named in Navarre, Basque Country, from Basque garde ‘place where wild oats grow’. French: from Old French garde ‘watch’, ‘protection’; an occupational name for someone who kept watch or guard, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a vantage point or watchtower. Swedish (Gård): variant of Gård (see Gard). Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as gur-day: Hindu (Brahman) name, found among the Konkanasth Brahmins, probably from Marathi g?r?da ‘belch’.

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

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Garde Family Origin

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Garde Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Freighter

    9%
  • Keep House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Garde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Garde's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garde family was Laborer. Farmer, Freighter and Keep House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garde.

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Garde Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Garde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Garde in 1963 was 86, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garde

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