Garibay Family History

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Garibay Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Garibai, a habitational name from a place called Garibai in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, or from a field name composed of the elements garo ‘bracken’, ‘fern’ or gara ‘height’ + (i)bai ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Garay, Gatica, Ariza, Garica, Marina, Garnica, Ribas, Gaia, Garneau

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Garibay Family Origin

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Garibay Family Occupations

What did your Garibay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garibay occupation in the USA was Cattle Herder. 50% of Garibay's were Cattle Herders. Cattle Herder and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Garibay.

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  • Cattle Herder

  • Laborer


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

Garibay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garibay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garibay 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Garibay. 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 610 military records available for the last name Garibay. For the veterans among your Garibay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garibay Life Expectancy

What is the average Garibay lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Garibay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Garibay in 1941 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garibay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garibay 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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