Garrett meaning

: Bravery

Garrett Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \g(a)-rre-tt\
Number of People 👶 132,000
Rate in 2021 736
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 German , English
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Garrett Name Meaning

The name Garrett is derived from the Germanic elements "ger" meaning "spear" and "hard" meaning "brave" or "strong." This powerful combination of meanings perfectly encapsulates the essence of the name Garrett.

Those who bear this name are often known for their strength, courage, and determination. They have a natural ability to overcome obstacles and face challenges head-on. With a spear-like precision, they strive for success in all aspects of their lives.

Garrett is not just a name; it is a representation of resilience and unwavering spirit. It embodies the qualities of a true leader, someone who inspires others with their bravery and fortitude.

If you are fortunate enough to have the name Garrett, embrace it with pride. Let it remind you that you possess an inner strength that can conquer any adversity. Live up to its meaning by being bold, confident, and unafraid to pursue your dreams.

In a world where individuals strive to stand out from the crowd, having a name like Garrett sets you apart as someone extraordinary. Embrace your unique identity and let your name be synonymous with greatness.

Remember, Garrett is more than just a word; it carries with it a legacy of strength and valor. Wear it proudly as you navigate through life's journey, leaving an indelible mark on those around you.

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The name Garrett has been in constant use in the United States for more than a century. During the first half of the 20th century, the name was not popular by any means it was used sparingly. However, by the 1960s the name began to show some life and would rise to some 500 places on the charts in the next 30 years. The year 1990 marks the first time that Garrett achieved a position in the Top 100 list of most commonly used boy's names. Its time on that list could be short-lived, though. It fell out in 2003 and has been slowly going upside down on the charts. It's still a Top 200 favorite. They love this name in Wyoming and Montana, though. It was ranked 85th in Wyoming and 91st in Montana (2011 database). We have to admit, there is some resistance to this name that should appeal to these open, sparsely populated western frontier states. Garrett sounds like a man's man. The brave bearer of a spear.

Famous people named Garrett

Garrett Great, 8th Earl of Kildare (Irish nobleman)

Garrett FitzGerald (Former Prime Minister of Ireland)

Garrett Hedlund (Actor)

Garrett A. Morgan (African-American inventor

invented the gas mask and traffic sign)

Garrett Morris (Cast member of SNL)

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12/23/2023 03:07:20

I name my son Garrett Craig. His first name after his great grand father and middle from his grand fathe's middle name. He is all boy and thinks hes soo funny. Brown hair and eyes and is a tall and good sized boy for his age. Its a great name that is becoming more and more scarse.

11/24/2023 05:32:40

My son is Garrett Allen and he is smart, handsome and a gifted natural athlete. His initials are GAP, so we buy "personalized" clothes for him there! He was a very cuddly baby who loved to rub the'skin on my face or arm and say "Mommy you are so so soft" and "I love you a lotta lotta more!"

11/18/2023 11:07:22

is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "spear stren'th". Garrett is ranked #328 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Irish Boy Names - Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like " New: Movie Title Family Name Game! ".

11/17/2023 09:50:54

I love my name. But The Name Machine should really add the definition in. It's Gaelic for "watcher" or "guardian"

11/03/2023 10:31:16

My brother's name is Garrett and I also have a friend who spells it Garret. I think it is a great name. It's not common, but definitely not un-heard of either.

10/22/2023 21:23:02

My son's name is Garrett Avery. He is 3 years old and everyone we know seems to like his name. Garrett loves to snuggle and is very friendly! I got the name from the book "Message in a Bottle."

10/01/2023 13:25:46

My name is Garrett WillI'm. I love my name. I'm not sure where my parents got it, but I love it. i've had It'since July of 96. Some nick names my friencs have given me for Garrett are G-Money, G-Man, G-Whiz, or just G. People do sometimes have a hard time hearing,pronouncing, and spelling it correctly

09/03/2023 22:07:20

My Guy Garrett is Gorgeous...Happy Baby,love to cuddle, brilliant kid, kind, caring, loving and now a junior at UWisc studying in Australia. Nickname-Gman

09/02/2023 23:11:56

Haha my name is Garrett Anthony Robinson or gar as every one calls me. That or gar bear as my mom likes to call me. Not to many people I know even know a Garrett that's why I like It'so much one of a kind name that ny dad got from a guy he pulled over. That's about it

07/25/2023 20:48:42

There are lots of great names out there, but I love my name. There is something solid about it, without being barbaric. Courageous yet refined. I have a picture of the bust of Michelangelo's David tacked to the wall behind my dorm-room desk, and I often draw stren'th from my name when circumstances call for it.

07/14/2023 12:04:58

My son's name is Garrett Paul and he is perfect! He is all boy for sure. I think his name fits him well. Now I just need to find a boys name and a girls name to go with it.

07/07/2023 22:33:30

My son is named Garrett. I wanted a name that was fitting for a little boy and a man. I didn't want him to grow up and have a child's name. I got it from the Kevin Costner movie "Message In a Bottle" It's perfect!

07/02/2023 18:32:14

My son's name is Patrick Garrett and I love his name. Several people have commented about it and they seem to like. There is no one at his daycare with that name.

07/02/2023 15:53:32

only beautiful people have this name, its wonderful and not common enough to be heard often

07/01/2023 08:44:24

My name is Garrett Olsen and I was born in 90.... my frequent nickname is Gary but also go by G and G-Baby quite often as well. My wife likes the name and that's all that matters for me haha!

06/15/2023 04:13:08

Garrett is my name and a few friends made up a thing about my name which it is"Garrett was a ferret, that had a carrot but wouldnt share it" but i do like my name:D My initials are GFL. and my first name was from a guy she'saw on the'show "The price is right" it was the first time she'saw the name im not for sure

06/11/2023 22:55:34

i was searching for the origins of my name Garrett i never thought much of it but i love my gaelic backround and what Garrett also i do get fustrated with people always misspelling or pronouncing my name but now im proud to have the name

05/23/2023 08:24:36

Whoever wants their child to be made fun of, they should name their child "Pinky and the Brain!" *shudders*

05/12/2023 22:53:54

We are naming our first son Jet (with one t) because It's masculine, strong and simple (his middle name will be my maiden name and his last name is really long so a short simple name was only the right thing to do!) Regardless of how you spell it, It's just a good, strong name!

04/24/2023 17:00:14

My son's name is Garrett Bradley. He is a perfect handsome little man. He turned 1 on July 5, 2020. He has blond curly hair and georgous big blue eyes that will melt the hearts of all the little girls.

03/18/2023 12:10:10

my name is Garrett. Growing up in the 60's I hated it that I could not get anything with my name on it and teache's told me I got my name wrong. In the late 70's my mom bought me 4 tee-shirts with my name boldly printed on the front. About 1991 I began traveling and wore the'shirts all over. Many people with plane reservations, operators and cler's remarked they liked the name and might use it one day for a child. At one time I traced the name back and found it was very old. The former meaning was "Mighty Warrior with a Spear" (I preferred this to rule with a spear). It was used in Old English and Old Norse, mostly as a sir name. At one time I found a book that'said that "Garretts guarded the garrison", the image of the'soldiers with spears and shields came to mind. The castle Garrett kept coming up in my searches. the "Keep" was suppose to be the most secure place in any castle, above the Keep was a "Garrett" it was a storehouse of weapons and was a place for security and safety as being the last room to fall in the castle. A Garret (Old French)was a habitable attic which was close to being a watch tower, I beli've the name came from the room above the keep as it is associated with military use. The name Garrett became associated with safety and security from this I beli've. I have found it odd how many have heard the name for the first time and associated the name with both stren'th and safety.

02/17/2023 21:56:20

it is pronounced GAA-RETT, it is not very common, but i do know several people who share the name with me

01/31/2023 20:15:28

My son is Garhett, pronounced the'same as Garrett. We originally wanted to call him Rhett as a nickname, and wanted a slightly unique spelling, but kinda wish now we wouldn't have thrown that'silent 'h' in there. But It's somewhat unique just like my querky and lovable son! My G-Man, as we all call him, is green eyed, tanned skin and very tall for his age.

01/28/2023 13:12:06

This is my name and each time someone spells it Mark - I trip over it thinking, hey thats not me. Marc is also some people tend to want to call me Marco or Marcus - neither of which are correct. But I like Marc.

01/05/2023 01:13:44

I have a friend who's name is Garrett and he has several friends whose names are Garrett

12/30/2022 04:09:44

Garrett, also spelled with one 't', is an Irish-inflected name that was in the Top 100 in the nineties, but has now slipped in popularity. Perhaps best known now as a

10/30/2022 17:49:14

I grew up with the name Garrett and got the typical nicknames. Being redheaded makes Garrett the Carrot jokes that much funnier to kids. The best part, though was growing up and getting in trouble for sitting in my assigned seat in middle school. My teacher was furiously saying, "This is Garret's seat". Promising to her that my name was Garrett, she retaliated with, "but You're not a boy". I'll forever br living with the fact that I will have strangers asking if Garrett is my real name or if I go by something more feminine. Regardless of it all, living as a girl named Garrett comes with great honor to my family

10/15/2022 19:16:34

I love the name Garrett. It is masculine and is not too common.

09/27/2022 23:22:26

We also have a baby coming in April2017 and her name is going to be Hadley Mae. We love the name and so does everyone else we tell. My name is Heather and Hadley means a field of Heather. Kind of seems ment to be. :)

09/16/2022 06:07:20

Once i spelled my own name wrong. But it was your website. It confused me. But I'm still a baller. Plus I can drive anything anywhere anytime and still beat the pants off you! Plus I'm better than your father.

07/03/2022 13:25:48

My son's name is Garrett Quinn, his father picked it out. Shortly after, I asked him if he looked at his initials. We both chuckled over it, but we kept it being that we both loved It'so much. When we had Garrett baptized, the pastor joked that one day a magazine would be named after him :).

06/21/2022 09:32:42

My son's name is Garrett. he's a blond hair, blue eyed, gentle and loving boy. He has a flair for art, puzzles and lego's. We don't know anyone else with that name. Often when people ask his name they think we say Jered. We have to say Garrett, rhymes with parrot or carrot. But we love it, it fits him.

06/17/2022 20:27:00

I love the name Garrett. It'sounds very masculine and handsome to me.

12/06/2021 12:29:06

Our little Garrett has blonde hair and blue eyes! His full name is Garrett Dallas, named after his grandfather's middle name. He was named Garrett from the movie, "Message in a bottle"

10/22/2021 15:31:48

Garrett is my name and I haven't seen anybody else around with the'same name as me. I see a ton of ashleys, ambers, jareds, and scotts, but I have yet to meet another Garrett.

09/12/2021 12:02:06

The gender ambiguity of my name (spelled "Gail," which could be of either gender) came in handy. When I was in the Air Force, when people would call and ask to speak to "him," my NCOs enjoyed telling the caller, "No, but you can speak to her." I was born in 1967 near the peak of popularity of "Gail" as a girl's name. However, It'still wasn't common. It was annoying as a kid to not be able to find anything (jewelry, souvenirs, little metal license plates) with my name on it, unlike my cousins Jim, Bob, John, or Barbara.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Garrett?
The origin of the name Garrett is German , English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Garrett?
*️⃣ How many people are named Garrett?
Almost 132000 people are named Garrett.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Garrett?
The names of Giovanni, Giovanna, Giavanna, Jovanni, Jovani