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Garrick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the French topographic name Garrigue (see Garrigues). Scottish: variant of Garioch, a habitational name from the district in Aberdeenshire so named. English: habitational name from Garwick in Lincolnshire, named from an Old English personal name G?ra + Old English wic ‘(dairy) farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Garlick, Warwick, Harwick, Gerrick, Gabrick, Carrick, Orrick, Barwick

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Where is the Garrick family from?

You can see how Garrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garrick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Garrick families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Garrick's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Garrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Garrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Garrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garrick. 22% of Garrick men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Garrick women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garrick were Truck Driver and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Garrick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Garrick. For the veterans among your Garrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garrick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Garrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Garrick in 1945 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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