17,938 JOINER members around the world
Stay informed about JOINER Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
JOINER Family HistoryThis interesting surname is of Old French origin, and is from an occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, derived from the Anglo-Norman French "joignour", from the Old French "joigneor", itself from "joinre", to join, connect, originally from the Latin "iungere". As an occupative term joiner probably came into use somewhat later than carpenter. Job descriptive surnames originally denoted the actual occupation of the namebearer and later became hereditary. The medieval "Cocke Lorelle's Bote" mentions "Carpenters, coupers, and joyners".
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous JOINER (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the JOINER tribe
- Find your JOINER ancestor
- Tell us about your JOINER Family
- Tell us about your JOINER ancestors
- Ask a question about the JOINER history
- Leave a message for JOINER family members
Invite more JOINER family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the JOINER tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest