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Origin and popularity of the name GARNIER

Origin

Garnier : French: from an ancient Germanic personal name Warinhari composed of the elements war(in) ‘protection shelter’ or ‘guard’ + hari heri ‘army’. This surname which has an identical etymology to that of English Garner is also found in Britain. Compare Grenier and Gurnee.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 1,458,209 individuals with the name GARNIER on Geneanet.

 

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