What does Garner mean?
Garner [gar-ner] as a boys' name is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Garner is "to gather grain". Surname that was originally an occupational name denoting someone who lived near a granary, or who helped harvest grain. The nme derives from Old French gernier, from Latin grānārium, a derivative of grānum "grain, corn". Actor James Garner.
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How popular is Garner?
Garner is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#403 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Garner reached its top position of #1197 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Banner, Barber, Barker, Barnes, Barnet, Barney▼, Carne, Carney, Carter▲, Carver, Darnel, Dayner, Farmer, Farrer, Gaer, Gaine, Gainer, Gaines, Gainor, Gannet, Gardener, Gardiner, Gardnar, Gardner, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Garlen, Garmen, Garnet, Garnett, Garpar (see Gaspard), Garred, Garren, Garret▼, Garrey, Garve, Garven, Garvey, Garwen, Gasper, Gayler, Gayne, Gayner, Gaynes, Gaynor, Greer, Gunner▲, Harper▲, Karney, Mariner, Marmer, Parker▲, Parnel, Rainer, Rayner, Tanner, Turner▲, Verner, Wagner, Warner▼ and Werner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Garner.See names in meaning and etymology.