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Garrette Family History

Garrette Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Garret.

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

Similar surnames: Barrette, Garrott, Cartrette, Charrette, Garret, Parrotte, Gavette

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Where is the Garrette family from?

You can see how Garrette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garrette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Garrette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Garrette family living in Georgia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Garrette's in USA. Georgia and 2 other states had the highest population of Garrette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Garrette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Garrette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Garrette. 38% of Garrette men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Garrette women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garrette were Operator and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Garrette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 197 immigration records available for the last name Garrette. 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 Cards

There are 570 military records available for the last name Garrette. For the veterans among your Garrette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garrette lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Garrette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garrette in 1954 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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