Garret

Garret - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Garret, meaning spear strength, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1380. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Garret and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Garret? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Garret. The baby boy name Garret was given to 50 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1606 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,821 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Garret peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 2000 on position 417.



Famous with this name

Garret Dillahunt
Garret NoŽl
Helena Garret


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Garret is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Garret is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #520 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,658.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Garret is where you live.


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Garret origin and meaning

Garret is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means spear strength. To see famous people named Garret, pop culture references for the name Garret and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Garret

We've found the following names that sound similar to Garret, sorted by popularity.

Garrett / Gerard / Gerardo / Grady / Garth / Garett / Gerrit / Gareth / Gerhard / Girard /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121606
20111425
20101427
20091295
20081267
2007972
2006746
2005693
2004670
2003624
2002575
2001494
2000417
1999437
1998482
1997458
1996477
1995496
1994496
1993451
1992439
1991542
1990512
1989549
1988583
1987573
1986550
1985550
1984648
1983601
1982747
1981755
1980744
1979826
19781074
19771288
19761287
19751160
1974984
1973989
1972933
19711493
19701067
1969893
1968809
1967791
1966755
1965760
1964789
1963815
1962790
1961997
1960899
19591203
19581430
19571666
19561374
19551475
19541131
19531501
19511617
19491455
19471499
19461571
19431574
19371375
19191455
19181413
19161635
19141380

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota520
Oklahoma734
Wisconsin816
Washington849
North Carolina1002
Pennsylvania1216
Texas1597
Florida1658

Even more about Garret


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Garret a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Garret?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Garret
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 32,821
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +50

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