Garlinger Family History

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Garlinger Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Gerlinger, a topographic name from the collective noun girlet ‘stand of alder trees’ (see Gerl).

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

Similar surnames: Garringer, Garinger, Gallinger, Dahlinger, Gerringer, Caplinger

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Garlinger Family Origin

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Garlinger Family Occupations

What did your Garlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garlinger. The most common Garlinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Garlinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garlinger family was Stock Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Stock Dealer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garlinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garlinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Garlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garlinger 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Garlinger. 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 391 military records available for the last name Garlinger. For the veterans among your Garlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garlinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Garlinger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Garlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Garlinger in 1957 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garlinger 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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