Garth

Garth - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Garth, meaning groundskeeper, enclosure, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #672. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Garth and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Garth? 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 Garth. The baby boy name Garth was given to 7 baby boys in 1998, ranking #2769 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 247,535 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Garth peaked in popularity 65 years ago in 1954 on position 470.



Famous with this name

Garth Thomas
Garth Davis
Garth Johnson


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Garth is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Garth is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,263 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,263.

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 Garth is where you live.


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Garth origin and meaning

Garth is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means groundskeeper, enclosure. To see famous people named Garth, pop culture references for the name Garth and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Garth

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

Garrett / Gerard / Gerardo / Grady / Garret / 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
19982769
19972072
19952357
19942020
19931042
1992662
1991773
19901383
19891768
19881901
19871233
19861311
19851853
19841070
19831285
1982987
1981856
1980937
1979841
1978821
1977881
1976832
1975717
1974674
1973692
1972688
1971725
1970600
1969580
1968643
1967613
1966586
1965604
1964517
1963559
1962605
1961551
1960574
1959592
1958601
1957650
1956575
1955522
1954470
1953582
1952660
1951647
1950710
1949690
1948924
1947730
1946722
1945877
1944671
1943738
1942621
1941781
1940678
1939790
1938682
1937654
1936881
1935913
1934816
1933746
1932804
1931842
1930895
1929898
1928882
1927750
1926833
1925845
1924754
1923677
1922956
1921912
1920755
1919777
19181033
1917812
19161044
1915672

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1263

Even more about Garth


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 Garth 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 Garth?

1 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
1954
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Garth
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 247,535
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1915
1998 births +7

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