Garrott Family History

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Garrott Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the French surname Garrot, from an Old French and Occitan word meaning ‘withers (of a horse)’, ‘trajectory of an arrow’ or in Old French ‘stick’. The French surname is also established in Spain and Portugal.

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


Similar surnames: Garret, Garriott, Barrett, Parrot, Parrott, Garratt, Parfitt, Garrow

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Garrott Family Origin

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Garrott Family Occupations

What did your Garrott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Garrott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Garrott's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrott. A less common occupation for the Garrott family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Garrott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garrott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrott 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 Garrott. 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 Garrott. For the veterans among your Garrott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrott Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrott lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Garrott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Garrott in 1948 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrott 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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