Type Surname (from location)
Usage Low German
Other Forms FormsTeegarten, Tiegarten, Tiegarden, Tiegerden, Tegarden, Teegardner, Tiegardner, Teegartner, Tiegartner, Teagarden, Tiegartner, Gartner, Gerdner, von Gartner, Ten Gartner
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The surname Teagarden was first found in Bavaria, where the name Tiegarten was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. The name appeared in Solingen as Thegarden as early as 1374 and was recorded as Tegarden in 1488. Theegarten is a district in Solingen today. The root is the Low German te garden meaning ""at the garden"".