Garnsey Family History

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Garnsey Name Meaning

Norman habitational name for someone from Germisay in Haut-Marne, France. habitational name from Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Guernsey, Darney, Marney, Gurney, Arney, Varney, Gansen, Turney

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Garnsey Family Origin

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Garnsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garnsey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garnsey. The most common Garnsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Garnsey's were Farmers.

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Garnsey Historical Records

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Garnsey Life Expectancy

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