What does Garfield mean?
Garfield [garfield] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Garfield is "spear field". Surname and place name from Old English gār "triangle", and feld "open country, field". Use as a given name probably honored President James Garfield. Known today more as the name of the fat orange cartoon cat.
(male) Galfield, Guerfield, ..
(female) Garfielda, Gargel, .. Middle name pairings:
Garfield Shayan (G.S.), ..
How popular is Garfield?
Garfield is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1049 out of 1220, Top 86%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#7163 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Garfield was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #213 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Gary (#582 in recent rankings) and Garry are the popular variation forms of Garfield. Adoption of these relations of Garfield was widespread during 1950-1959 (adoption of 1.7%) and has become much lower since.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Banfield, Canfield, Dariel▲, Dariell, Gabriel▲, Gabriele, Gaddiel, Gadiel, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Garald, Garbriele, Gardell, Gardie, Gared, Garlend, Garlind, Garnier, Garold, Garred, Garrie, Garvie, Gavriel, Gerrild (see Gerald), Guriel, Mansfield, Masefield, Maxfield, Mayfield, Stanfield, Suffield, Wakefield, Warfield, Winfield▼ and Wynfield. These names tend to be less frequently used than Garfield.See names in meaning and etymology.