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What does Packard mean?

Packard Pronunciation of Packard [packard] as a boys' name. Possibly (German) "dweller at the brook" or may refer to a peddler's pack. Packard was the name of a car in the early 20th century. Author Vance Packard.

Associated with: brook (river), peddler (occupational), 20th century (modern).


Packard has 2 variants: Packer and Packert.

Creative forms:
(male) Paard, Parard, ..

(female) Packa, Packtra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Packard Lucca (P.L.), ..

How popular is Packard?

Packard is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3470 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Packard has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Packard name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Packard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Archard, Ballard, Barnard, Bayard, Dainard, Daneard, Daynard (see Dainard), Eadward, Eckard, Eckhard, Gallard, Garrard, Gaspard, Halvard, Halward, Harvard, Haward, Hayward, Hazard, Hazzard, Jarard, Jarrard, Mainard, Maynard, Paciano, Packey, Pacorro, Palmar, Parker, Pickford, Pollard, Raechard (see Richard), Raynard, Ricard, Richard, Rickard, Rickward, Rikard, Stockard and Zackary. These names tend to be more commonly used than Packard.