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Garner meaning and name origin

Garner \g(a)-rner, gar-ner\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Garner is "to gather grain". Possibly a place name or occupational name originally, denoting an ancestor who lived near a granary, or who helped harvest grain. Actor James Garner.

Garner has 2 variant forms: Garnar and Garnier.

Popularity of Garner

Garner is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#350 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Garner compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Garner only.

Popularity of name Garner
Popularity of Garner