Meaning and Origin of: Gardener

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Danish : Garden keeper

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).