Garnick Family History

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Garnick Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant of Gornich or Gornig, from Slavic gora ‘mountain’; a topographic name for a mountain dweller or a metonymic occupational name for a miner.

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

Similar surnames: Garlick, Garrick, Gornik, Barnick, Pernick, Karrick, Harwick, Rasnick

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Garnick Family Origin

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Garnick Family Occupations

What did your Garnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garnick family was Laborer. Apprentice Wagon Maker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garnick. The most common Garnick occupation in the USA was Apprentice Wagon Maker. 25% of Garnick's were Apprentice Wagon Makers.

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  • Apprentice Wagon Maker

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Garnick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Garnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garnick 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Garnick. 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 251 military records available for the last name Garnick. For the veterans among your Garnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garnick Life Expectancy

What is the average Garnick lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Garnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Garnick in 1964 was 75, and 69 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garnick 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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