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Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Usage English

Meaning & History

From Old French gernier meaning "granary", a derivative of Latin granum meaning "grain". This name could refer to a person who worked at a granary or lived near one.

Related Names

VariantsGarnier, Granger
Other Languages & CulturesGranger(French)
Same SpellingGarner (2)


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