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Gunner Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse female personal name Gunvor, composed of the elements gunn ‘battle’ + vor, the feminine form of varr ‘defender’, or possibly from the Old Norse male personal name Gunnarr. English: occupational name for an operator of heavy artillery (see Gunn). Americanized spelling of German Gönner, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Gönne.

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


Similar surnames: Gunter, Turner, Jenner, Dunner, Finner, Kinner, Butner, Runner

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Gunner Family Origin

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Gunner Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    57%
  • Student

    14%
  • Dress Maker

    7%
  • Fisher

    7%

In 1881, the most common Gunner occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 57% of Gunner's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gunner family was Fisher. Carpenter, Student and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunner.

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Gunner Life Expectancy

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