Georgia Family History

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Georgia Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of several derivatives in various European languages of the Greek personal name Georgios (see George), for example Greek Georgiadis. It is unlikely to be connected with the female personal name Georgia, still less with the state or country called Georgia.

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


Similar surnames: Georgian, George, Georgi, Georgas, Georger, Georg, Giorgi, Georgiou

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Georgia Family Origin

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Georgia Family Occupations

What did your Georgia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Georgia occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Georgia's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Georgia. A less common occupation for the Georgia family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Georgia Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Georgia Life Expectancy

What is the average Georgia lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Georgia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Georgia in 1958 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Georgia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Georgia 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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