What does Garland mean?
Garland [gar-land] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Garland) is pronounced GAR-land. It is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Garland is "land of the spear; wreath". Place name. Musician Garland Jeffries.
Related boy name: Garson.Creative forms:
(male) Garlandr, Gerland, ..
(female) Garla, Garlandy, .. Middle name pairings:
Garland Legend (G.L.), ..
How popular is Garland?
Garland is a very prominent first name for men (#518 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1251 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Garland for boys. Garland reached its highest position of #274 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arland, Derland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Gaelan, Galan, Gallard, Garald, Garan, Garman, Garmann, Garrad, Garran, Garrard, Garvan, Harlan, Harland▼, Karlan, Mariland (see Maryland), Marlan, Marland, Marlond, Maryland, Morland, Orland and Wayland. These names tend to be less commonly used than Garland.See names in meaning and etymology.