Garst Family History

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Garst Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Gase, Gast, Gerst, Garis, Gares, Karst, Ast, Hast, Gary, Faust

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Garst Family Origin

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Garst Family Occupations

What did your Garst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer & Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garst. A less common occupation for the Garst family was Keeping House. The most common Garst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Garst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farmer & Miller

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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

Garst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Garst

Passenger List

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

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Garst Life Expectancy

What is the average Garst lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Garst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Garst in 1950 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garst 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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