Garrigus Family History

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Garrigus Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Garrigues, which originated in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Garrigues, Gargus, Garriss, Garrick, Gargis, Garringer, Harriger

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Garrigus Family Origin

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Garrigus Family Occupations

What did your Garrigus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garrigus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Garrigus's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Attorney were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrigus. A less common occupation for the Garrigus family was Boarding.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Attorney

    4%
  • Boarding

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garrigus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garrigus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garrigus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrigus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Garrigus Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrigus lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Garrigus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garrigus in 1952 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrigus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrigus 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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