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Gender: Male Meaning of Garret: "spear strength" Origin of Garret: Irish variation of Gerard

The name Garret is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "spear strength". Garret and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop one with middles ... BOYS :)".

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After being one of the hot upscale surnames of the nineties, Garrett has left the Top 100 and this streamlined spelling is dawdling near the bottom of the Top 1000.

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Famous People Named Garret

Garret Augustus Hobart, 24th Vice President of the United States
Garret FitzGerald, former Taoiseach of Ireland
Garret Dorset Wall, U.S. Senator from New Jersey
Garret Neal Graves, U.S. Congressman from Louisiana
Garret "Jacknife" Lee, Irish music producer
Garret Colley Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, Anglo-Irish politician and composer
Garret Dillahunt, American actor
Garret Joseph Anderson, American baseball player
Garret T. Sato, American actor
Garret Ross, American ice hockey player
Garret Sullivan, American actor; twin brother Connor Sullivan

Pop Culture References for the name Garret

Garret Blake, character in film "Message In A Bottle"
Garret Jacob Hobbs, character on TV's 'Hannibal'
Garret Macy, character on TV's "Crossing Jordan"

Garret's International Variations

Gerlad (Scottish) Gearoid, Gioroid (Irish)