Gargas Family History

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Gargas Name Meaning

Altered form of Garrigus, an Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Garrigues.

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

Similar surnames: Gargis, Gargus, Garges, Gargan, Gareis, Gares, Maras, Gorgas, Bargas

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Gargas Family Origin

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Gargas Family Occupations

What did your Gargas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gargas. 41% of Gargas men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Gargas women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gargas were Blacksmith and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Blacksmith

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
  • Secretary

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

Gargas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gargas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gargas 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Gargas. 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 240 military records available for the last name Gargas. For the veterans among your Gargas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gargas Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gargas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gargas in 1962 was 78, and 86 in 2004.

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