Garrels Family History

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Garrels Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerold, composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Garrett, Gareis, Garrelts, Gorrell, Garrell, Garbers, Farrell, Garret

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Garrels Family Origin

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Garrels Family Occupations

What did your Garrels ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coach Painter and None illness were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Garrels. 50% of Garrels men worked as a Coach Painter and 50% of Garrels women worked as a None illness. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garrels were Slaughterman Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coach Painter
  • Slaughterman Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • None illness
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Garrels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Garrels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrels 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Garrels. 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 315 military records available for the last name Garrels. For the veterans among your Garrels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrels Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrels lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Garrels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Garrels in 1959 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

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