What does Garrick mean?
Garrick /gar-rick/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced GARE-ik. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Garrick is "spear-rule".
18th century English actor David Garrick helped revive the fame of Shakespeare, and he is commemorated with street and building names in the theater district of London. He was of Huguenot descent, the grandson of a certain David de la Garrique. This is a place name in Languedoc, from garrigue, referring to "limestone country". Newscaster Garrick Utley.
How popular is Garrick?
Garrick is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10595 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Garrick for boys. Garrick was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #638 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)