Garnet - Meaning of Garnet

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[ 2 syll. gar-net, ga-rn-et ] The baby boy name Garnet is also used as a girl name, and it is more frequently a girl name. It is pronounced as GAARNihT †. Garnet is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old French. The name's meaning is one who makes hinges; one who sells pomegranates. It is from the elements 'carne' meaning hinges ; 'pome grenate' pomegranate. The first name could be derived from the occupational surname for one who either made hinges, or else traded pomegranates. See Garnet for more information.

Garnetta, Garnette, Granata, Grenata, and Grenatta are variants of Garnet.

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Garnet is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1904 with 0.011% of baby boys being given the name Garnet. It ranked at #593 then. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is currently of infrequent use. Among all boy names in its group, Garnet was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. In the past century Garnet has mostly been a girl name. In 1924, the name Garnet was given to 3 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Garnet include Garnit, Garnett, Garnette, Geraint, Granet, Granete, Granit, Granyt, Gurmeet, Grand, Grandt, Grant, and Grante.

† Pronunciation for Garnet: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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