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Gurnett Name Meaning

English: from Middle English gurnard, gurnade ‘gurnard’, ‘gurnet’, a marine fish with a large spiny head, mailed cheeks, and three pectoral rays (genus Trigla), possibly named from French grognard ‘grumbler’, on account of the grunting noise it makes.

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


Similar surnames: Garnett, Gunnett, Arnett, Dunnett, Burnett, Burgett, Gannett, Burkett

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Gurnett Family Origin

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Gurnett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Merchant

    27%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Clerk

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gurnett family was Clerk. Farmer, Merchant and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurnett. The most common Gurnett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Gurnett's were Farmers.

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Gurnett Historical Records

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Gurnett Life Expectancy

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