Garbo Family History

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Garbo Name Meaning

apparently a nickname from Italian garbo ‘polite’, ‘kind’; ‘kindness’, ‘graciousness’; or alternatively from the same word in Venetian dialect meaning ‘curt’, ‘abrupt’. Sicilian variant of Galbo.

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

Similar surnames: Garb, Carbo, Barba, Galbo, Barbo, Pardo, Caro, Zerbo, Garbe, Garro

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Garbo Family Origin

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Garbo Family Occupations

What did your Garbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garbo. 9% of Garbo men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Garbo women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garbo were Farmer and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Coal Miner
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Cosmetician
  • House Girl
  • Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Garbo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Garbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbo 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 555 immigration records available for the last name Garbo. 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 915 military records available for the last name Garbo. For the veterans among your Garbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garbo Life Expectancy

What is the average Garbo lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Garbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Garbo in 1951 was 44, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garbo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garbo 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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