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Garbett Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant of Garbutt .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Garbutt, Garrett, Garnett, Garber, Torbett, Gaubert, Garret, Rabbitt

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Where is the Garbett family from?

You can see how Garbett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Garbett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Garbett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 428 Garbett families living in Staffordshire. This was about 31% of all the recorded Garbett's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Garbett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Garbett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Garbett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Garbett. 12% of Garbett men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Garbett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garbett were Incapacitated and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Garbett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garbett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Garbett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Garbett. For the veterans among your Garbett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Garbett lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Garbett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Garbett in 1957 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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