Garthe Family History

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Garthe Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Cloppenburg. German: variant of Garth. Eastern German: variant of Slavic Jarota, from a short form of personal name Jaroslaw.

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


Similar surnames: Garth, Barthe, Gath, Gartz, Tarte, Barth, Bathe, Rathe, Warth, Garske

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Garthe Family Origin

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Garthe Family Occupations

What did your Garthe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Garthe. 7% of Garthe men worked as a Carpenter and 13% of Garthe women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garthe were Farmer and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Comanger
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Beautician
    4%

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

Garthe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Garthe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garthe 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Garthe. 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 627 military records available for the last name Garthe. For the veterans among your Garthe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garthe Life Expectancy

What is the average Garthe lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Garthe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Garthe in 1961 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garthe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garthe 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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