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What does Garrett mean?

Garrett \g(a)-rre-tt\ as a name for boys is a form of Garret: surname derived from Gerald and Gerard. Garrett is also a variation of Gerritt (Danish): variant of Gerald. See also Gerald, Jarrett, Jarrod and Jerrod.


Garrett has 6 variants: Garett, Garrat, Garratt, Garritt, Garrot and Garrott.

Garrett has 34 more related variations via Garret, Gerard, Gerritt: Gareth, Garrard, Garreth, Garretson, Garrith, Garry, Gary, Garyth, Gearard, Gerardo, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerrit, Gerrity, Gerry, Gherardo, Girard, Giraud, Girault, Jarard, Jared, Jarod, Jarret, Jarrett, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd and Jerrott.


Garrett is a very prominent first name for males (#388 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#238 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Garrett for boys. Garrett reached its apex rank of #74 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #236 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Garrett name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Garrett outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Garrett and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Garrett (#236 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jared (#296 the previous year), Gerardo (#402), Gary (#560), Gerald (#816), Jarret, Jarrett, Jerrod, Jarod, Jarrod, Gerry, Gerard, Garett, Gerhard, Garry and Garret. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1980-1989 and is now much lower, with versions like Gerald, Gary, Jarrett, Jarod and Jerrod becoming somewhat outmoded. Garrett (#236), Gerardo (#402) and Jared (#296) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, with Garrett enjoying a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Garett, Garret, Garrett, Garry, Gary, Gerald, Gerard, Gerardo, Gerhard, Gerry in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarod, Jarret, Jarrett, Jarrod, Jerrod in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Barrett, Garnett and Garred. These names tend to be less frequently used than Garrett.