What does Jarrett mean?
Jarrett /jar-rett/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced JARE-et. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Jarrett is "apear-brave". Variant and surname form of Garrett.
How popular is Jarrett?
Jarrett is a somewhat popular first name for men (#828 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#1610 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jarrett for boys. Jarrett entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #282 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jarrett and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Jarrett listed in the Top 1000 are Garrett (#236 the previous year), Gerald (#816), Jarret, Jarett, Garett and Garret. Forms like Garratt are uncommon. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.4524%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1354%, down 70.1%), with the forms Gerald, Jarrett, Garret, Jarett and Garett falling out of style. Garrett (#236) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)