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).
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.