The name Garrett is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "spear strength". Garrett is ranked #320 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Powerful Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Hawthorne Family Generations 1-3".
From the experts:
Garrett, also spelled with one 't', is an Irish-inflected name that was in the Top 100 in the nineties, but has now slipped in popularity.
Perhaps best known now as a Twilight name--Garrett was a vampire in Stephanie Meyer's Breaking Dawn-- there have also been Garretts on Boston Legal and as Jack Nicholson's astronaut character in Terms of Endearment. Garrett Morris is a SNL alum.
Related options: Garrison, Gerrit, Garrick and Garth.