Garraway Family History

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Garraway Name Meaning

from the Old English personal name Garwig ‘spear war’ habitational name for someone from Garway in Herefordshire. The place name, recorded in 1189 as Langarewi, is probably from Welsh llan ‘church’ + the personal name Guoruoe.

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


Similar surnames: Gannaway, Hathaway, Attaway, Caraway, Galway, Garay, Gadway, Hallaway

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Garraway Family Origin

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Garraway Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Butchers Lab

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garraway family was Butchers Lab. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garraway. The most common Garraway occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Garraway's were Coal Miners.

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Garraway Life Expectancy

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