Gartner Family History

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Gartner Name Meaning

German (also Gärtner), Slovenian, Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a gardener or vintner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German garte ‘enclosure’, ‘garden’.

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

Similar surnames: Garner, Garten, Gertner, Garber, Bortner, Gurtner, Ganter, Portner

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Gartner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gartner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gartner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Gartner Family Origin

Where is the Gartner family from?

Gartner Family Occupations

What did your Gartner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Miller and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gartner. The most common Gartner occupation in Canada was Miller. 50% of Gartner's were Millers.

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  • Miller

  • Servant


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

Gartner Historical Records

What Gartner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Gartner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gartner 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Gartner. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Gartner. For the veterans among your Gartner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gartner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gartner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gartner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gartner in 1949 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gartner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gartner 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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