Garrigues Family History

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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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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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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%

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Garrigues Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garrigues. 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 Garrigues. For the veterans among your Garrigues ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrigues Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Garrigues life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Garrigues in 1960 was 34, and 93 in 2004.

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