Garibay Family History

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Garibay Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Garibai, a habitational name from a place called Garibai in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, or from a field name composed of the elements garo ‘bracken’, ‘fern’ or gara ‘height’ + (i)bai ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Garay, Gatica, Ariza, Garica, Marina, Garnica, Ribas, Gaia, Garneau

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Garibay Family Origin

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Garibay Family Occupations

What did your Garibay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garibay. 44% of Garibay men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Garibay women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garibay were Farmer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Section Hand
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
  • Chicher Picher
  • Clerk
  • Cook

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

Garibay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garibay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garibay 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Garibay. 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 610 military records available for the last name Garibay. For the veterans among your Garibay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garibay Life Expectancy

What is the average Garibay lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Garibay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Garibay in 1941 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garibay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garibay 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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