Garman Family History

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Garman Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gorman 1. English: variant of Gorman 2. German: variant of German.

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

Similar surnames: Garmon, Gorman, Gayman, Girman, German, Harman, Parman, Arman, Warman

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Garman Family Origin

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Garman Family Occupations

What did your Garman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Garman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Garman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Garman. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Garman. For the veterans among your Garman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garman Life Expectancy

What is the average Garman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Garman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garman in 1944 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garman 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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