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Garney Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Garneys, itself a variant of Garniss (see Garness 2). Name of unknown etymology found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad.

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


Similar surnames: Farney, Garner, Garnes, Gurney, Garley, Varney, Marney, Furney, Arney

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Garney Family Origin

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Garney Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garney family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garney. The most common Garney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Garney's were Laborers.

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Garney Historical Records

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Garney Life Expectancy

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