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Garrigues Name Meaning

Southern French: from Old Provençal garrique ‘grove of holm oaks or kermes oaks’; a topographic name for someone who lived by such a grove, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, such as Les Garrigues in Tarn-et-Garonne and Vaucluse. After the revocation of the edict of Nantes (1685), a French family from Languedoc with this name migrated to Prussia, and thence to England, where it is found in the form Garrick, and America, where the surname is found in a profusion of forms. In Berlin it also appears in the form Jar(r)iges.

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


Similar surnames: Lartigue, Artigue, Garrigus, Garriga, Gargus, Garges, Garriss, Darius

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Garrigues Family Origin

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Garrigues Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrigues. The most common Garrigues occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 10% of Garrigues's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Garrigues family was Machinist.

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