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Garrett

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How popular is the baby name Garrett in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 13 0 13
1881 7 0 7
1882 15 0 15
1883 13 0 13
1884 15 0 15
1885 9 0 9
1886 16 0 16
1887 14 0 14
1888 10 0 10
1889 16 0 16
1890 15 0 15
1891 12 0 12
1892 17 0 17
1893 15 0 15
1894 11 0 11
1895 19 0 19
1896 47 0 47
1897 35 0 35
1898 23 0 23
1899 16 0 16
1900 29 0 29
1901 11 0 11
1902 12 0 12
1903 15 0 15
1904 13 0 13
1905 12 0 12
1906 21 0 21
1907 21 0 21
1908 28 0 28
1909 10 0 10
1910 17 0 17
1911 23 0 23
1912 42 0 42
1913 32 0 32
1914 61 0 61
1915 75 0 75
1916 62 0 62
1917 67 0 67
1918 81 0 81
1919 84 0 84
1920 83 0 83
1921 79 0 79
1922 93 0 93
1923 82 0 82
1924 75 0 75
1925 73 0 73
1926 83 0 83
1927 79 0 79
1928 62 0 62
1929 77 0 77
1930 52 0 52
1931 72 0 72
1932 73 0 73
1933 58 0 58
1934 74 0 74
1935 79 0 79
1936 69 0 69
1937 75 0 75
1938 75 0 75
1939 99 0 99
1940 109 0 109
1941 98 0 98
1942 103 0 103
1943 143 0 143
1944 110 0 110
1945 119 0 119
1946 155 0 155
1947 152 0 152
1948 168 0 168
1949 168 0 168
1950 165 0 165
1951 183 0 183
1952 171 0 171
1953 164 0 164
1954 169 0 169
1955 174 0 174
1956 173 0 173
1957 201 0 201
1958 180 0 180
1959 194 0 194
1960 182 0 182
1961 217 0 217
1962 252 0 252
1963 319 0 319
1964 310 0 310
1965 290 0 290
1966 318 0 318
1967 336 0 336
1968 384 0 384
1969 496 8 488
1970 606 5 601
1971 612 7 605
1972 551 8 543
1973 492 0 492
1974 528 0 528
1975 567 0 567
1976 569 9 560
1977 725 5 720
1978 818 10 808
1979 1,217 11 1,206
1980 1,298 10 1,288
1981 1,506 8 1,498
1982 1,463 7 1,456
1983 1,527 11 1,516
1984 1,744 14 1,730
1985 2,075 20 2,055
1986 2,408 22 2,386
1987 2,598 14 2,584
1988 2,666 22 2,644
1989 3,338 23 3,315
1990 3,770 14 3,756 #99 boy name
1991 4,070 17 4,053 #91 boy name
1992 4,281 13 4,268 #88 boy name
1993 4,725 13 4,712 #79 boy name
1994 4,781 23 4,758 #82 boy name
1995 4,721 11 4,710 #80 boy name
1996 4,666 14 4,652 #85 boy name
1997 4,558 14 4,544 #85 boy name
1998 4,795 7 4,788 #80 boy name
1999 5,087 12 5,075 #78 boy name
2000 5,850 10 5,840 #74 boy name
2001 5,078 17 5,061 #80 boy name
2002 4,356 0 4,356 #91 boy name
2003 3,985 8 3,977
2004 3,707 18 3,689
2005 3,269 7 3,262
2006 2,972 8 2,964
2007 2,560 0 2,560
2008 2,458 11 2,447
2009 2,058 0 2,058
2010 1,964 5 1,959
2011 1,944 5 1,939
2012 1,741 0 1,741
2013 1,618 5 1,613
2014 1,563 6 1,557
2015 1,336 0 1,336

Want to know about the popularity of the Garrett baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127,990 babies born with the name Garrett in the United States. That's more than enough Garretts to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Garrett" was in 2000 with a total of 5,840 babies. (That's a lot of baby Garretts)

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Garrett" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 19 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of 3,338 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Garrett" mean? The list below shows the origins of Garrett as well as things modernly associated with the name Garrett such as celebrities named Garrett.

Origin and Meaning of Garrett

The name "Garrett" is of English origin, and it means "Spear Rule". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund is an actor, model, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Garrett was born in 1984 as Garrett John Hedlund in Roseau, Minnesota, U.S.

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Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Garrett was born in 1937 as Garrett Gonzalez Morris in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Garrett Wang

Garrett was born in 1968 as Garrett Richard Wang in Riverside, California, U.S.

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Garrett A. Morgan

Garrett A. Morgan is an inventor and entrepreneur. Garrett was born in 1877.

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Garrett Stephenson

Garrett Stephenson is a MLB player. Garrett was born in 1972 in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Garrett

Garrett Clayton
Garrett Temple
Garrett College
Garrett Park
Garrett County Schools
Garrett Tully
Garrett Turbo

Alternative Meanings

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for rational, the way you think.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

T is for treat, that you always are.

Your name in reverse order is "Tterrag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tategrr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Garrett born Nov 7, 2008

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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