Girard

Girard - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Girard, meaning spear strength, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1487. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Girard and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Girard? 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 Girard. The baby boy name Girard was given to 6 baby boys in 1970, ranking #1653 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 294,726 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Girard peaked in popularity 78 years ago in 1941 on position 1040.



Famous with this name

Anne Girard
Christopher Girard
Simon Girard


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Girard is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Girard is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #565 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #565.

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 Girard is where you live.


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Girard origin and meaning

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

Similar to Girard

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

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

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
19701653
19641654
19631640
19611675
19601247
19591362
19581502
19551295
19541484
19531200
19511093
19501262
19481331
19471246
19461312
19441351
19431420
19421183
19411040
19391090
19371247
19361082
19341592
19331585
19321459
19311043
19301698
19291063
19281198
19271796
19261066
19251820
19241680
19231625
19221420
19211843
19201506
19191456
19181125
19171487

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey565

Even more about Girard


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 Girard 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 Girard?

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
1941
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Girard
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 294,726
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1917
1970 births +6

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