Garnett Family History
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Garnett Name Meaning
from Old French Guarinot, Warinot, a pet form of the personal name Guarin, Warin, from Germanic wari(n)- ‘protection’, ‘shelter’. possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or fitter of garnets, a type of hinge, Middle English garnette, or for a jeweler, from Middle English garnette, gernet ‘garnet’. from a diminutive of Garner 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Arnett, Carnett, Garret, Barrett, Gurnett, Barnett, Garner, Gunnett