Last name: GARNER

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GARNER : This last name is indexed 215,686 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GARNER : 3: English (of Norman origin): perhaps occasionally from the Old French personal name Garnier (see Garnier) but it is exeptionally rare as a personal name in medieval England and no certain evidence has been found for its use as a surname. Compare Warner.2: English: from Middle English gern(i)er garner gurner Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier from Late Latin granarium a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It was probably a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.1: English and Scottish: commonly shortened form of Gardner.4: South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German garn ‘thread’; by extension an occupational name for a fisherman.

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