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Garrett Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Garbett, Garret, Garrels, Garnett, Parrett, Barrett, Errett, Jarrett

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Garrett Family Origin

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Garrett Family Occupations

What did your Garrett ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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Garrett Historical Records

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Garrett Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Garrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Garrett in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrett 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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