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Origins of the Gardiner surname

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About the Gardiners

We have a total number of 103131 records for people with the last name Gardiner.

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Where do most Gardiners live?

In 1921, most Gardiners lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Gardiners

How common is your surname?

442nd most common surname in the UK

We have 85,200 records for the Gardiner surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Gardiners most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Gardiner first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Gardiners

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Gardiners in 1921
Dressmaker

436

Domestic Servant

238

Laundress

219

General Servant Domestic

211

Living On Own Means

211

Common Male occupations for Gardiners in 1921
General Labourer

329

Agricultural Labourer

301

Coal Miner

259

Tailor

223

Farmer

215

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