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pinWhat does Garrard mean?

Garrard /gar-rard/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Garrard is "spear-hard; spear-brave". Related to Gerard via the German form, Gerhard.


Garrard has 3 variants: Gerard, Gerhard and Gerhardt.

Affiliated boy name: Garret.

Garrard has 28 more different relations via Gerard, Gerhard: Garrat, Garratt, Garret, Garrett, Gearard, Gearoid, Ged, Geert, Gellert, Ger, Gerardo, Geraud, Gerhart, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerry, Gherardo, Girard, Giraud, Girault, Jarard, Jared, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd, Jerrard, Jerrott and Jerry.

Kreatif forms: Galrard, Gardard, Garrarddo. [more]

pinHow popular is Garrard?

Garrard is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#9140 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Garrard and associated names. Garrett (#236 the previous year), Jared (#296), Gerardo (#402), Jerry (#451), Gerard, Gerry, Gerhard and Garret are the popular alternative forms of Garrard (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in 1990 (usage of 0.5508%) and is now much lower (usage 0.3269%, down 40.6%), with the versions Jerry, Garret, Gerhard, Gerry and Gerard falling out of style. Garrett (#236), Gerardo (#402) and Jared (#296) are three of the more chic birth names in this compilation, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Garrett. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Garret, Garrett, Gerard, Gerardo, Gerhard in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gerry, Jared, Jerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gerard, Jared outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Garrad and Jarrard. Like Garrard, these names are not frequently used.