Garmon Family History

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Garmon Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gorman 1. English: variant of Gorman 2. Altered spelling of German Gehrmann.

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

Similar surnames: Garman, Harmon, Carmon, Gardon, Gorman, Girman, Larmon, Gaymon

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Garmon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Garmon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Garmon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Garmon Family Origin

Where is the Garmon family from?

Garmon Family Occupations

What did your Garmon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garmon family was Laborer. The most common Garmon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Garmon's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garmon.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Garmon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Garmon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garmon 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Garmon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Garmon. For the veterans among your Garmon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garmon Life Expectancy

What is the average Garmon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Garmon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Garmon in 1949 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garmon 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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