Garnier Family History

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Garnier Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name, Warinhari, composed of the elements war(in) ‘guard’ + hari, heri ‘army’. English: variant of Garner 1.

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


Similar surnames: Warner, Rainier, Garner, Bernier, Manier, Gagnier, Ganter, Gerner

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Garnier Family Origin

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Garnier Family Occupations

What did your Garnier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garnier family was Gardinier. The most common Garnier occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 13% of Garnier's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Charpentier Agent and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garnier.

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  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Charpentier Agent

    13%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Gardinier

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garnier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garnier Historical Records

What Garnier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garnier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garnier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garnier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Garnier. For the veterans among your Garnier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garnier Life Expectancy

What is the average Garnier lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Garnier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Garnier in 1957 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garnier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garnier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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