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

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Police

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garness family was Tailor. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Police were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garness. The most common Garness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Garness's were Farmers.

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Garness Historical Records

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Garness Life Expectancy

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