Garneau Family History

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Garneau Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Warinwald, composed of the elements war(in) ‘guard’ + waldan ‘to govern’.

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


Similar surnames: Garnett, Guarneri, Gereau, Marineau, Garner, Garibay, Harness

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Garneau Family Origin

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Garneau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • School

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garneau family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garneau. The most common Garneau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Garneau's were Cultivateurs.

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Garneau Life Expectancy

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