Garity Family History

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Garity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGarity. Compare Garrity.

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


Similar surnames: Garrity, Darity, Girty, Garvey, Mavity, Gearty, Gary, Garry, Darty

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Garity Family Origin

Where is the Garity family from?

Garity Family Occupations

What did your Garity ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garity family was Engineer. The most common Garity occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Garity's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garity.

View Census data for Garity | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Engineer

    2%

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

Garity Historical Records

What Garity family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garity. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garity census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Garity

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garity. 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 Garity. For the veterans among your Garity ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garity Life Expectancy

What is the average Garity lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Garity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Garity in 1955 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garity 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.

Famous Garity Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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