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Gardner Family History

Gardner Name Meaning
English: reduced form of Gardener.Probably a translated form of German Gärtner (see Gartner).

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

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1,282,177 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
162,658 Military Records
89,352 Immigration Records
974,119 Census and Voter Lists
2,747,189 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gardner Families

  • Number of Gardner families
     1,047 - 2,092
     350 - 1,046
     1 - 349
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gardner families
     1,620 - 3,238
     541 - 1,619
     1 - 540
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gardner families
     822 - 1,642
     275 - 821
     1 - 274
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gardner Family Origin

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Gardner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gardner

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Gardner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gardner census records

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Gardner Civil War Service Records

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