Gardner Family History

Meaning of surname: Gardner

Gardner is a surname of English, Scottish or Irish origin.[1] Some sources claim that it is an occupational surname that comes from the word "gardener".[2] Other sources[3] claim that it is derived from the Saxon words gar, meaning "a weapon", and dyn' meaning "sound or alarm", combined with the termination "er" gives the name "Gair-den-er", which means "a warrior", "one who bears arms".[4] Early variants included Gardyner, Gardener, Gardenar, Gardinier, Gardiner, and Gardner; the last two are the most common today.[5]

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