Girt Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McGirt. Probably also an Americanized variant of Gert(h), from a short form of Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Girty, Cart, Gist, Giro, Mir, Ginn, Guire, Eidt, Gehrt, Kirst

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Girt Family Origin

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Girt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Ag Labr Horseman

    7%
  • Agricultural Labr

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Girt family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labr Horseman and Agricultural Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girt. The most common Girt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Girt's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Girt Historical Records

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Girt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Girt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Girt in 1953 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girt

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