Name: Garfield

Origin and Meaning of the Name Garfield

  • Meaning:
    Triangular field
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GAR feeld)
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Miscellaneous Info for Garfield

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Comes from an English surname that derives from "gar" meaning triangular piece of land and "feld" meaning open space. Famous bearers include the orange cartoon cat by Jim Davis and 20th American President James Abram Garfield.

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