Garbett Family History

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Garbett Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from Gerberht, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger, ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ (see Gebert 1). There has been some confusion with Garbutt.

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


Similar surnames: Garbutt, Garrett, Garnett, Garber, Torbett, Gaubert, Garret, Rabbitt

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Garbett Family Origin

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Garbett Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garbett. A less common occupation for the Garbett family was Blacksmith. The most common Garbett occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Garbett's were Coal Miners.

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Garbett Historical Records

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Garbett Life Expectancy

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Famous Garbett Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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