Garren Family History

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Garren Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Garrant. Respelling of German Garen.

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


Similar surnames: Garen, Barren, Garret, Warren, Marren, Farren, Garven, Carlen, Karre

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Garren Family Origin

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Garren Family Occupations

What did your Garren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garren family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garren. The most common Garren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Garren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Garren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garren 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Garren. 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 Garren. For the veterans among your Garren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garren Life Expectancy

What is the average Garren lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Garren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Garren in 1948 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garren 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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