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What does Garron mean?

Garron /gar-ron/ as a boys' name is pronounced GARE-on. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Garron is "gelding".

From the Gaelic word gearran. A garron or garran is a type of horse. The term occurs in Scotland and in Ireland, and generally refers to a small and much-despised beast. Also possibly of French origin, meaning "guardian". Use of Garron and variants listed here are probably the use of family surnames or as rhyming variants following the pattern of Darin variants.


Garron has 9 variants: Garan, Garen, Garin, Garion, Garon, Garran, Garren, Garrin and Geron.

Garron has 9 more related forms via Darin: Daran, Daren, Daron, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren and Derrin.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Garson, Gowron, ..

(female) Garni, Garroni, ..

How popular is Garron?

Garron is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#33876 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent varying forms of Garron (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Darin (#1882 via latest list), Darryn, Daryn, Darron, Garren, Darrin, Daren, Daron and Daran. Adoption of these forms of Garron was at its apex 54 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and has become significantly less since, with forms such as Darin going out of style. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Garron and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daran, Daren, Darin, Daron, Darrin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Garren in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Garron and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Garron is alike in pronunciation to Garwen, Garwin, Garwyn, Garwynn, Goran, Goren, Gorin, Gorren, Gorrin, Gurion and Guryon. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Aarron, Arron, Bardon, Barton, Cardon, Carrol, Carson, Darran, Darrion, Darro, Darrol, Darton, Darwon (see Darwin), Erron, Fabron, Faron, Farran, Farrin, Farron, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garman, Garmen, GarrIk, Garrad, Garrie, Garrot (see Garret), Garrott, Garry, Garvan, Garven, Garvin, Garvyn, Gascon, Gaston, Gaylon, Gerson, Gjorn, Gordon, Harmon, Haroon, Jaron, Jarrin, Jarron, Jarrot, Karson, Labron, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larson, Mardon, Marton, Parton, Taroon, Tarren, Tarron, Terron, Vardon, Warren, Warrin and Warton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Garron.