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Garrett Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Garbett, Garret, Garrels, Garnett, Parrett, Barrett, Errett, Jarrett

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Garrett Family Origin

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Garrett Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garrett family was Coal Miner. The most common Garrett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Garrett's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrett.

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Garrett Historical Records

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Garrett Life Expectancy

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