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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A machine that reduces textile fibre waste to a fibrous state in preparation for carding

Notable Persons Named Garnett

Garnett Silk was a reggae and dancehall musician. He was most prominent from 1970 to 1994. Garnett was given the name Garnet Damion Smith on April 2nd, 1966. He died on December 9th, 1994.

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He has been prominent since 2015. Garnett was born in Strathcona County.

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Garnett S. Stokes is a Provost of the University of Missouri, President of Florida State University, Provost of theUniversity of Missouri, and Florida State University. Garnett was born on December 20th, 1955 in Washington, D.C.

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Garnett Brown is a jazz musician. He plays Trombone. He has had major accomplishments since 1965. Garnett was born on January 31st, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

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Garnett Kruger is a cricketer. Garnett was born on January 5th, 1977 in Port Elizabeth.

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Garnett Thomas Eisele is an attorneys in the united states. Garnett was born on November 3rd, 1923 in Arkansas, USA.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Garnett

Kevin Garnett is a basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, and Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 1995. Kevin was born on May 19th, 1976 in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Alf Garnett is a fictional character.

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Gale was born on July 17th, 1942 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Joshua Garnett is a football player. Joshua was born on February 21st, 1994 in Auburn, Washington.

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Henry H. Garnett was a minister (christianity), abolitionism, and abolitionist. Henry was born on December 23rd, 1815 in New Market, Maryland, U.S. He died on February 13th, 1882.

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Constance Garnett was a translator and translation. Constance was given the name Constance Clara Black on December 19th, 1861 in Brighton, England. She passed away on December 17th, 1946.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1882 12 0 12
1884 5 0 5
1885 6 0 6
1886 7 0 7
1888 6 0 6
1889 17 12 5
1890 18 11 7
1891 17 9 8
1892 19 11 8
1893 17 10 7
1894 21 14 7
1895 21 13 8
1896 19 10 9
1897 20 12 8
1898 32 23 9
1899 24 15 9
1900 31 21 10
1901 22 17 5
1902 28 23 5
1903 36 19 17
1904 39 29 10
1905 37 24 13
1906 31 19 12
1907 45 27 18
1908 32 20 12
1909 46 20 26
1910 53 38 15
1911 57 38 19
1912 87 50 37
1913 82 47 35
1914 130 57 73
1915 165 91 74
1916 151 84 67
1917 136 66 70
1918 163 88 75
1919 145 69 76
1920 186 99 87
1921 159 81 78
1922 169 86 83
1923 164 82 82
1924 127 61 66
1925 155 76 79
1926 133 61 72
1927 137 66 71
1928 122 66 56
1929 120 65 55
1930 113 54 59
1931 93 41 52
1932 110 45 65
1933 100 41 59
1934 86 44 42
1935 109 37 72
1936 89 30 59
1937 90 50 40
1938 91 36 55
1939 84 34 50
1940 92 36 56
1941 84 37 47
1942 84 36 48
1943 83 33 50
1944 86 34 52
1945 65 30 35
1946 73 22 51
1947 84 22 62
1948 88 33 55
1949 77 28 49
1950 72 20 52
1951 78 30 48
1952 66 22 44
1953 56 15 41
1954 65 27 38
1955 60 17 43
1956 52 14 38
1957 47 11 36
1958 55 12 43
1959 41 6 35
1960 34 9 25
1961 45 16 29
1962 39 10 29
1963 43 10 33
1964 54 12 42
1965 39 9 30
1966 32 8 24
1967 39 11 28
1968 29 8 21
1969 32 10 22
1970 33 7 26
1971 38 8 30
1972 37 5 32
1973 24 5 19
1974 21 6 15
1975 22 7 15
1976 20 0 20
1977 14 0 14
1978 20 0 20
1979 23 6 17
1980 22 5 17
1981 16 0 16
1982 12 0 12
1984 14 0 14
1985 18 0 18
1986 14 0 14
1987 12 0 12
1988 19 0 19
1989 11 0 11
1990 5 0 5
1991 16 5 11
1992 10 0 10
1993 10 0 10
1994 10 0 10
1995 8 0 8
1996 10 0 10
1997 9 0 9
1998 10 0 10
1999 9 0 9
2000 10 0 10
2001 10 0 10
2002 9 0 9
2003 7 0 7
2004 10 0 10
2005 10 0 10
2006 9 0 9
2008 11 0 11
2009 6 0 6
2010 7 0 7
2011 5 0 5
2013 7 0 7

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Popularity of Garnett as a first name

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Popularity of Garnett as a last name

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Common last names for Garnett

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Taylor
  • Martin
  • Thomas
  • Carter
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garnett U.S.
  White 55.00% 64.26%
  African American 38.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garnett

People with the last name Garnett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Garnett

  • How Popular is the name Garnett? Garnett is the 3,189th most popular name of all time. As a last name Garnett was the 3,445th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Garnett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,601 babies born with the first name Garnett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Garnett to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Garnett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Garnett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garnett is Sunday, June 6th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Garnett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garnett was in 1920 with a total of 99 babies.
  • Random Garnett Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Garnett ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 26 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Garnett: Your name in reverse order is Ttenrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tagnter. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garnett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,370 people with the last name Garnett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garnett? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Garnett as their last name.

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