Meaning and Origin of: Gardener

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Danish : Garden keeper

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from Anglo-Norman French gardinier ‘gardener’. In medieval times this normally denoted a cultivator of edible produce in an orchard or kitchen garden, rather than one who tended ornamental lawns and flower beds.
  • Americanized form of French Desjardins or German Gärtner (see Gartner).