Garton Family History

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Garton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Garton in East Yorkshire or from various minor places so named, from Old English gara ‘triangular plot of land’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Harton, Marton, Parton, Gayton, Gorton, Barton, Gatton, Girton

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Garton Family Origin

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Garton Family Occupations

What did your Garton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garton family was Labourer. The most common Garton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Garton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garton.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Garton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garton. For the veterans among your Garton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garton Life Expectancy

What is the average Garton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Garton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Garton in 1956 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garton 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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