Name: Garrett

Origin and Meaning of the Name Garrett

  • Meaning:
    Strength of the spear
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GAYR rit)
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Miscellaneous Info for Garrett

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Garrett is a name that derives from the names Gerard or Gerald, both containing the Germanic "gar" element, meaning "spear."

    Garrett is regularly found as a surname as in the cases of 1970's teen pop idol Leif Garrett, Pat Garrett (who was the killer of Billy the Kid) and character Mrs. Edna Garrett from long running television sitcom "The Facts of Life". Garrett is also a character in Stephenie Meyer's popular series of novels, "Twilight".

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