Garlitz Family History

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Garlitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of two places so named in Mecklenburg and near Berlin. Possibly an altered spelling of the German surname Görlitz, a habitational name from any of several places named Garlitz.

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

Similar surnames: Gerlitz, Gartz, Garlin, Gritz, Goerlitz, Gratz, Marwitz, Britz

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Garlitz Family Origin

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Garlitz Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Broom Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garlitz. A less common occupation for the Garlitz family was Farmer. The most common Garlitz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Garlitz's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Broom Maker

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer


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Garlitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garlitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Garlitz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Garlitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Garlitz in 1960 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

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