What does Garnet mean?
Garnet /gar-net/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Garnet) is pronounced GAR-net. It is of Middle English origin. A dark red gemstone named for the pomegranate that the garnet crystals resemble. It is the birthstone for January.
How popular is Garnet?
Garnet is a very prominent first name for females (#1558 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#57985 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Garnet for girls. Garnet was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #454 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)