What does Jarrad mean?
Jarrad /jar-rad/ as a boys' name. Jarrad's roots are Hebrew and English, and the name Jarrad means "descending". Jarrad is an alternate form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan. Jarrad is also a form of Jarrod (English): variant and surname version of Garrett.
How popular is Jarrad?
Jarrad is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#88825 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Jarrad and associated names. Popular varying forms of Jarrad (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Jared (#296 2 years ago), Jarod, Jarred, Jarrod, Jerad, Jered, Jerod and Jerrod. These forms of Jarrad were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (average #482) and have become significantly less widespread since (#912, down 83%). Jared has historically been preferred by parents, and Jarred has become less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)