Meaning and name origin
Garrett \g(a)-rre-tt\ as a boy's name is of Old English and Danish origin. Garrett is a variant of Garret: surname derived from Gerald and Gerard, used as a first name and dating from the Middle Ages. Also a variant of Gerritt (Danish): variant of Gerald. See also Gerald, Jarrett, Jarrod and Jerrod.
Garrett is a very popular first name for males (#388 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#238 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Garrett for boys. Garrett reached its highest rank of #74 in the U.S. in 2000. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Garrett and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Garrett (#236), Gerald (#816), Jarrod, Jerrod, Jarrett, Gerard, Garett and Garret. (2014 statistics).