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Gardin Name Meaning

French, northern Italian (Venice), and Spanish: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from Old French gardin ‘garden’, or an Italian or Spanish cognate.

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


Similar surnames: Garden, Jardin, Nardin, Gard, Pardon, Gardon, Guardia, Bardin, Cardin

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Gardin Family Origin

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Gardin Family Occupations

What did your Gardin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gardin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Gardin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gardin family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gardin.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • House Painter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Gardin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gardin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gardin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gardin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gardin in 1944 was 48, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gardin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gardin 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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