What does Gard mean?
Gard /gard/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys. Gard's root is Middle English, and the meaning of the name Gard is "gardener". Gard is a version of Gardner (Middle English). Compare last name Gord.
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)
Gardner is the only prominent related form of Gard (not in Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Gardiner are seldom used. This boy name was at the height of its popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.063%) 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)
Gard is alike in pronunciation to Gared and Garred. Other recommended similar baby names are Bard, Card, Dard, Gad, Gari, Garrad, Garth▼, Gary▼, Gjord, Gjurd, Gordy, Gyrd and Ward▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gard.