Garden Family History

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Garden Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from Old Anglo-Norman French gardin ‘garden’. Compare Gardener. Americanized form of French Desjardins.

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

Similar surnames: Gardin, Carden, Garten, Warden, Gard, Gardon, Garde, Harden, Garbe

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Garden Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Garden name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Garden. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Garden Family Origin

Where is the Garden family from?

Garden Family Occupations

What did your Garden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garden. The most common Garden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Garden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garden family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Annuitant

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garden Historical Records

What Garden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Garden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garden 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Garden. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Garden. For the veterans among your Garden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garden Life Expectancy

What is the average Garden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Garden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Garden in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garden 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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