Garside Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Garside Name Meaning: Habitational from Gartside in Oldham,Lancashire.Middle english garth 'enclosure' + side 'hill slope'.

The name is of Anglo-Saxon origin and topographical for someone who lived on a hillside. \"dweller in the enclosure on the hill slope\".

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Garside Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Garside family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 61
Weaver 45
Labourer 42
Female Servant 38
Cotton Piecer 30
Woollen Weaver 30
Independent 28
Farmer 25
Cotton Spinner 24
Coal Miner 24
Cotton Reeler 23
Male Servant 15
Joiner 14
Silk Weaver 14
Clothier 13
Agricultural Labourer 12
Wool Weaver 12
Publican 11
Iron Miner 11
Mechanic 10
Piecer 10
Butcher 10
Silk Piecer 9
Cloth Dresser 9
Collier 8

Garside Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Garside 100% 29,607
2 Garsed 71% 288

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