Garges Family History

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Garges Name Meaning

Altered form of Garrigus, an Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Garrigues.

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


Similar surnames: Gargis, Gargas, Gargus, Gares, Garner, Gorges, Karges, Gates, Barnes

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Garges Family Origin

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Garges Family Occupations

What did your Garges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garges family was Laborer. The most common Garges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Garges's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Coach Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garges.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Coach Maker

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Garges Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garges Life Expectancy

What is the average Garges lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Garges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Garges in 1963 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garges 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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