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

What did your Garlitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garlitz. 14% of Garlitz men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Garlitz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garlitz were Farm Laborer and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Box Maker
  • Cashier

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

Garlitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 125 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 714 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garlitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garlitz 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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