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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Garet

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Alt. Meaning

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

Notable Persons Named Garet

Garet was born on August 4th, 1938.

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Garet Hunt is a hockey player for the Alaska Aces (ECHL) in the ECHL. They have had major accomplishments since 2008. Garet was born on October 14th, 1987 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Garet

Jean was born in 1627. He breathed his last breath in 1694.

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Leonardo was born in 1949 in Salto, Uruguay.

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Jedd was born in 1955.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 6 0 6
1943 7 0 7
1962 6 0 6
1963 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1965 10 0 10
1966 6 0 6
1967 9 0 9
1968 7 0 7
1969 9 0 9
1970 27 0 27
1971 7 0 7
1972 7 0 7
1973 10 0 10
1974 6 0 6
1975 6 0 6
1976 12 0 12
1977 11 0 11
1978 19 0 19
1979 20 0 20
1980 24 0 24
1981 19 0 19
1982 22 0 22
1983 19 0 19
1984 29 0 29
1985 37 0 37
1986 38 0 38
1987 28 0 28
1988 32 0 32
1989 51 0 51
1990 38 0 38
1991 28 0 28
1992 42 0 42
1993 42 0 42
1994 38 0 38
1995 51 0 51
1996 53 0 53
1997 53 0 53
1998 52 0 52
1999 71 0 71
2000 52 0 52
2001 50 0 50
2002 53 0 53
2003 34 0 34
2004 40 0 40
2005 39 0 39
2006 51 0 51
2007 28 0 28
2008 41 0 41
2009 31 0 31
2010 23 0 23
2011 10 0 10
2012 17 0 17
2013 12 0 12
2014 7 0 7
2016 11 0 11
2017 10 0 10

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Popularity of Garet as a first name

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Popularity of Garet as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garet U.S.
  White 72.00% 64.26%
  African American 12.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garet

People with the last name Garet are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Garet

  • How Popular is the name Garet? Garet is the 8,229th most popular name of all time. As a last name Garet was the 160,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Garet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,473 babies born with the first name Garet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Garet to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Garet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Garet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garet is Tuesday, October 27th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Garet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garet was in 1999 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Garet Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Garet is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Garet: Your name in reverse order is Terag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agetr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garet? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 100 people with the last name Garet.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garet? Garet is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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