Garbe Family History

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Garbe Name Meaning

English and French: from Middle English, Old French garbe ‘wheatsheaf’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a reaper or harvester, or for someone who collected wheatsheaves owed in rent. German: variant of Garb.

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

Similar surnames: Garber, Barbe, Garde, Garb, Gabe, Gage, Barber, Gard, Tarte, Garth

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Garbe Family Origin

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Garbe Family Occupations

What did your Garbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Garbe occupation in the UK was Ivory Turner Emp 1 Man 1 Boy. 100% of Garbe's were Ivory Turner Emp 1 Man 1 Boys.

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  • Ivory Turner Emp 1 Man 1 Boy


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

Garbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Garbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garbe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Garbe. For the veterans among your Garbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Garbe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Garbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Garbe in 1960 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garbe 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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