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What does Gard mean?

Gard \g(a)-rd\ as a name for boys. Gard's root is Middle English, and the meaning of the name Gard is "gardener". Gard is a derivative of Gardner (Middle English). Atypical as a given name.


Gard has 7 related forms via Gardner: Gardell, Gardener, Gardenner, Gardie, Gardiner, Gardnar and Gardnard.


Gard is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8058 out of 88799, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gardner is the only prominent related form of Gard (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This boy name was at the height of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 and has become less widespread since. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gard and associated names. (2014 Birth 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 alike in pronunciation to Gared and Garred. Other recommended similar baby names are Bard, Card, Dard, Gad, Gari, Garrad, Garth, Gary, Gjurd and Ward. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gard.