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What does Gard mean?

Gard Pronunciation of Gard [gard] as a name for boys has its root in Middle English, and the meaning of the name Gard is "gardener". Gard is a version of Gardner (Middle English).


3 related forms via Gardner: Gardell, Gardie and Gardnar.

Creative forms:
(male) Garrd, Gerd, ..

(female) Gaga, Gardi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gard Khai (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gard?

Gard is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6430 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gardner is the only prominent related form of Gard (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gardnar, are seldom used. This form of Gard was popular as a baby name during 1910-1919 (#841). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gard is alike in pronunciation to Gared and Garred. Other recommended names are Alard, Ard, Baird, Bard, Bayrd, Bird, Byrd, Caerd, Caird, Card, Cord, Dard, Eward, Ferd, Ford, Gab, Gabe, Gabi, Gaby, Gad, Gadi, Gael, Gaer, Gage, Gail, Gair, Gal, Gale, Gall, Galo, Galt, Garald, Garan, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gari, Garin, Garold, Garon, Garrad, Garry, Garth, Garve, Garvy, Gary, Gay, Gaz, Geary, Ged, Ger, Gerard, Gere, Gery, Girard, Gjord, Gjurd, Godard, Gordy, Gore, Gur, Guri, Gyrd, Kaird, Kord, Laird, Lord and Ward. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gard.