Jewel name, for the French

Garnet Origin and Meaning

The name Garnet is a boy's name meaning "pomegranate".

One of the jewel names in use a hundred years ago, for both boys and girls, due for revival along with sisters Ruby and Pearl. But interestingly, Garnet means pomegranate, the fruit who shares a deep red color with the jewel.

Garnet Popularity

Famous People Named Garnet

  • Garnet Joseph Wolseley1st Viscount Wolseley, Anglo,Irish field marshal
  • Garnet RogersCanadian folk musician
  • Garnet Francis MalleyAustralian WWI flying ace
  • Garnet Edward "Ace" BaileyCanadian ice hockey player

Garnet in Pop Culture

  • Garnet Til Alexandros XVII aka Daggercharacter in the game "Final Fantasy IX"
  • Garnet Bowencharacter in I Like It Here (1958) by Kingsley Amis