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Meaning and name origin

Gard \g(a)-rd\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Gard is "gardener". Gard is a variant of Gardner (Middle English): occupational name for a keeper of a house or garden, from the word gardin, from Norman French, of Germanic origin.


Gard is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8058 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gard and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gardner. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 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 also pronounced similarly to Gared and Garred. Other suggested similar baby names are Bard, Card, Dard, Gad, Gardie, Gari, Garrad, Garth, Gary, Gjurd and Ward. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gard.