Gareis Family History

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Gareis Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory). metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from a compound of Middle High German gar(e) ‘ready’ + isen ‘iron’. from Gero, a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with ger ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Gares, Reis, Jarvis, Garin, Gabris, Garrels, Gargis, Greis, Greif

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Gareis Family Origin

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Gareis Family Occupations

What did your Gareis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gareis. 7% of Gareis men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Gareis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gareis were Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Baker
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Gareis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gareis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gareis 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 593 immigration records available for the last name Gareis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gareis. For the veterans among your Gareis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gareis Life Expectancy

What is the average Gareis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gareis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gareis in 1958 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

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