Garrett

Garrett - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Garrett, meaning spear strength, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1027. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Garrett and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Garrett? 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 Garrett. The baby boy name Garrett was given to 1,721 baby boys in 2012, ranking #213 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 954 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Garrett peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 2000 on position 74.



Famous with this name

Garrett Hedlund
Garrett Morris
Trent Garrett


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Garrett is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Garrett is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #78 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #421.

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 Garrett is where you live.


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Garrett origin and meaning

Garrett is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means spear strength. To see famous people named Garrett, pop culture references for the name Garrett and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Garrett

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

Gerard / Gerardo / Grady / Garret / 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
2012213
2011190
2010187
2009184
2008160
2007162
2006138
2005123
2004114
2003106
200291
200180
200074
199978
199880
199785
199685
199580
199482
199379
199288
199191
199099
1989102
1988116
1987113
1986117
1985138
1984156
1983173
1982178
1981167
1980186
1979199
1978250
1977271
1976321
1975316
1974336
1973346
1972334
1971316
1970325
1969357
1968400
1967426
1966439
1965465
1964450
1963451
1962505
1961527
1960572
1959588
1958580
1957530
1956618
1955566
1954588
1953578
1952570
1951511
1950543
1949539
1948546
1947564
1946543
1945576
1944589
1943543
1942674
1941651
1940632
1939615
1938740
1937897
1936814
1935912
1934678
19331321
1932733
1931776
19301694
1929786
19281127
1927962
1926741
19251017
19241092
1923714
1922687
1921892
1920750
1919732
1918866
19171034
19161221
1915816
1914719
19121027

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming78
Maine82
West Virginia115
Nebraska118
Idaho127
Iowa133
Vermont133
Arkansas135
New Hampshire137
Indiana137
Ohio138
Maryland140
Missouri142
North Dakota147
Mississippi150
North Carolina150
Pennsylvania151
Alabama157
Kentucky158
Minnesota163
Tennessee168
Utah168
Montana169
Oklahoma176
Michigan177
Virginia179
Kansas187
Wisconsin204
Oregon211
Georgia221
Colorado223
Louisiana228
Massachusetts243
South Carolina247
Illinois253
Washington253
Texas262
South Dakota275
New Mexico276
Florida278
Connecticut283
Hawaii315
New York322
Arizona326
California343
Nevada369
New Jersey421

Even more about Garrett


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 Garrett 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 Garrett?

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 Garrett
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 954
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +1,721

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