Meaning and Name Origin
Jarrad \j(ar)-rad\ as a boys' name. Jarrad's roots are Hebrew and English, and the name Jarrad means "descending". Jarrad is a form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan. Jarrad is also a form of Jarrod (English): variant and surname form of Garrett, from Gerald.
Jarrad is an unusual given name for men. Jarrad is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jarrad and associated names. Popular varying forms of Jarrad (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Jared (#296 last year), Jarod, Jarred, Jarrod, Jerad, Jered, Jerod and Jerrod. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Jarred, Jerad, Jered, Jerod and Jerrod becoming somewhat dated. Jared (#296) is the most chic baby name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)