Garrett - Meaning of Garrett
[ 2 syll. gar-ret(t), ga-rre-tt ] The baby boy name Garrett is pronounced as GEHR-RihT †. Garrett is largely used in the English and Irish languages. It is derived from Irish and Germanic origins. The first name is derived from a surname which is itself a variant of Garrett. The surname was borne by Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who claimed to have killed Billy the Kid.
Garrett is a variant spelling of the name Garret (English and Irish).
Garrett is also an English variant transcription of the name Gerard (English, French, and Dutch).
The name Garrett is used to a great extent; it has 32 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Garrett include Darrett, Ganen, Ganin, Gannen, Gannin, Ganon, Garet, Gareth, Garett, Garrad, Garrard, Garreth, Garretson, Garrette, Garrison, Garrit, Garrith, Garritt, Garrity, Garrot, Garrott, Garyth, Gerity, Gerrett, Gerrit, Gerritt, Gerrity, Jarod, Jarrett, and Jarrot.
Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of Garrett.
Garrett is rather popular as a baby boy name. The name's popularity rose from the 1930s up to the 2000s. At the height of its usage in 2000, 0.280% of baby boys were given the name Garrett. It had a ranking of #74 then. The baby name has fallen in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was only 0.052% and its ranking #328, but it was nonetheless the most popular within all boy names in its family.
Baby names that sound like Garrett include Garret, Garet, Gareth, Garett, Garith, Garod, Garrad, Garrard, Garrat, Garreth, Garrette, Garrit, Garrith, Garritt, Garrwood, Garryth, Garthae, Garthai, Garthay, and Garthaye.
† Pronunciation for Garrett: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"