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What does Garda mean?

Garda Pronunciation of Garda [gar-da] as a girls' name is an Old Norse name, and Garda means "shelter". Garda is an alternate form of Gerda (Old Norse): modern transcription of Gerd.

Associated with: norse.


2 relations via Gerda: Geerda and Gerde.

Creative forms:
(female) Garte, Garti, ..

(male) Garna, Garrav, ..

Middle name pairings:
Garda Kimora (G.K.), ..

How popular is Garda?

Garda is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#67113 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Garda (outside Top 2000) is Gerda. Other variants, like Gerde, are seldom used. This relation of Garda was popular with parents in the 1890s (#1044). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Garda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Garda is pronounced similarly to Gardie. Other recommended names are Arda, Canda, Dada, Darda, Erda, Faida, Fayda, Gada, Gaea, Gafna, Gaia, Gaiea, Gaila, Gala, Galea, Galia, Galla, Galya, Gana, Gavra, Gayla, Gayna, Gerarda, Gerta, Gilda, Golda, Guida, Jada, Jaeda, Jaida, Jayda, Karida, Lada, Lauda, Mada, Magda, Maida, Manda, Mayda, Nada, Naida, Nanda, Narda, Norda, Randa, Sada, Saida, Sanda, Sayda, Tada, Tadda, Valda, Vanda, Varda, Verda, Walda, Wanda, Warda, Zada, Zaida, Zanda and Zayda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Garda.

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