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Gardinier Family History

Gardinier Surname Meaning

Altered form of Dutch Gardenier . In some cases possibly also French: occupational name from regional gardinier ‘gardener’ an agent derivative of Old French gardin ‘garden’. This surname is rare in France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Garner, Gartner, Gardener, Mariner, Warriner, Lardner, Grinder

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Where is the Gardinier family from?

You can see how Gardinier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gardinier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gardinier families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Gardinier families living in Durham. This was about 47% of all the recorded Gardinier's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Gardinier families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gardinier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gardinier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gardinier. 43% of Gardinier men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Gardinier women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gardinier were Proprietor and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Beautician
    14%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gardinier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gardinier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Gardinier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 679 military records available for the last name Gardinier. For the veterans among your Gardinier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gardinier lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gardinier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gardinier in 1946 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

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