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Garbutt Name Meaning

from Geribodo, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gar, ger, ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + bodo originally ‘lord’, ‘master’, but early reinterpreted as ‘messenger’. The name was borne notably by a 7th-century saint, bishop of Bayeux; as a result of his cult the name was popular among the Normans and introduced by them into England. from Geribald, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geri, gari ‘spear’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. This name owed its popularity largely to a 9th-century saint, bishop of Châlons-sur-Seine.

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


Similar surnames: Garbett, Garrett, Butt, Torbett, Garnett, Garb, Gaubert, Mabbitt

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Garbutt Family Origin

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Garbutt Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Garbutt occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Garbutt's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garbutt. A less common occupation for the Garbutt family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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Garbutt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garbutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbutt 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 Garbutt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garbutt. For the veterans among your Garbutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garbutt Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Garbutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Garbutt in 1949 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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