What does Jarrard mean?
Jarrard /jar-rard/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Jarrard is "descending". Jarrard is an alternate spelling of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan. Compare last name Jarrar.
How popular is Jarrard?
Jarrard is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#14164 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jarrard and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Jarrard (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Jared (#296 the previous year), Jerod, Jerrod, Jered, Jarrod, Jarod, Jarred and Jerad. Forms like Jaryd are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5178%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.088%, down 83%), with forms like Jarred, Jerad, Jarod, Jarrod and Jerrod becoming somewhat outmoded. Jared (#296) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)