Garrison

Garrison - A very unique male name



  Dec 04,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Garrison, meaning son of Garret, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1948 on position #1627. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Garrison and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Garrison? 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 Garrison. The baby boy name Garrison was given to 143 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1001 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,476 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Garrison peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1999 on position 567.



Famous with this name

Lane Garrison
Harold Garrison
Mary Catherine Garrison


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Garrison is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Garrison is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #528 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,662.

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 Garrison is where you live.


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Garrison origin and meaning

Garrison is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means son of Garret. To see famous people named Garrison, pop culture references for the name Garrison and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Garrison

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

Grayson / Greyson / Gerson / Graysen / Gershon / Greysen / Gurshan / Gerasimos / Graciano / Gurshaan /

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
20121001
20111330
20101066
2009928
20081061
2007889
2006913
2005841
2004758
2003674
2002677
2001706
2000689
1999567
1998653
1997791
1996778
1995830
1994773
1993675
1992941
1991950
19901125
19891092
1988988
19871310
19861064
19852218
19841871
19812060
19792178
19731881
19671604
19561639
19541622
19481627

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee528
Georgia564
North Carolina574
South Carolina648
Alabama721
Oklahoma735
Wisconsin817
Texas851
Colorado852
Florida886
Virginia888
Missouri888
Louisiana893
Illinois1239
California1368
New York1662

Even more about Garrison


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 Garrison 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 Garrison?

3 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
1999
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Garrison
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 11,476
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1948
2012 births +143

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