I recenty found information from relatives that DNA showed that 80% of our blood came from the Isle of Man.
Does this mean that I am of Norse and Scotch - Irish ancestry?
The Gardner surname in French means, 'to protect', while the Norman French word argues, "gardinier" means "gardener".
The Scotch - Irish Gaelic meaning for the surname Gardner is "Gairdener", a warrior.
The Saxon combination of "Gardyner" means "clashing of arms".
I have researched the name and found that the Gardners were most likely descendants of Norse Vikings who turned into Normans, who invaded England, and settled throught Ireland and Scotland.
Does anyone have information concerning the Gardners of this island?