Girten Family History

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Girten Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Gerten. Possibly a respelling of English Girton.

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


Similar surnames: Gerten, Garren, Girton, Geren, Virden, Girman, Parten, Porten, Sarten

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Girten Family Origin

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Girten Family Occupations

What did your Girten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Girten family was Druggist Clerk. The most common Girten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Girten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girten.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Druggist Clerk

    4%

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Girten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Girten Life Expectancy

What is the average Girten lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Girten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Girten in 1959 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girten 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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