Garn Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a producer of or dealer in yarn, Middle High German garn. (in eastern Germany) from Slavic gorn- ‘mountain dweller’.

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


Similar surnames: Garb, Garr, Gann, Arn, Hain, Gard, Garl, Gans, Garbe, Gahn

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Garn Family Origin

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Garn Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    6%
  • Carriage Builder

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Carriage Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garn. The most common Garn occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Garn's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Garn family was Charwoman.

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Garn Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Garn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Garn in 1953 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garn

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