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pinWhat does Gardner mean?

Gardner /gard-ner/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gardner) is pronounced GARD-ner. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Gardner is "gardener". Occupational name for a keeper of a house or garden, from the word gardin, from Norman French, of Germanic origin. In America, there are two distinguished families: the "blind" Gardners famous for the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum in Boston, and the "sighted" Gardiner family famous for Gardiner's Island on Long Island Sound.


Gardner has 8 variants: Gard, Gardell, Gardener, Gardenner, Gardie, Gardiner, Gardnar and Gardnard.

Kreatif forms: Gardnerro, Gardnet, Gardwer. [more]

pinHow popular is Gardner?

Gardner is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#182 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Gardner for boys. Gardner entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #937 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gardner name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gardner outside U.S.

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