Garness Family History

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Garness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Gardnes, probably from Old Norse garðr ‘fence’ + nes ‘headland’. English (Worcester): variant spelling of Garniss, of uncertain origin, perhaps a derivative of Old French gernon ‘moustache’.

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


Similar surnames: Urness, Furness, Harness, Harkness, Barnes, Farnes, Garnes, Barsness

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Garness Family Origin

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Garness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Ag Lab.

    9%
  • Framesmith Employing 9 Men & 1 Boy (Spin Mach Maker)

    9%
  • Independant

    9%

In 1881, the most common Garness occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Garness's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garness family was Independant. Farmer, Ag Lab. and Framesmith Employing 9 Men & 1 Boy (Spin Mach Maker) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garness.

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Garness Historical Records

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Garness Life Expectancy

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