First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Garrod

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

R is for realist, the way you are.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Garrod

Dorothy Annie Elizabeth Garrod was a scientist in the field of archaeology. Dorothy was born on May 5th, 1892 in Oxford. She passed away on December 18th, 1968.


Archibald Garrod was a scientist in the field of medicine. Archibald was born on November 25th, 1857 in London. He left this life on March 28th, 1936.



Alfred was born in 1819 in Ipswich. He left this life in 1907.


His military service ended in 1953. Martin was born on May 29th, 1935 in Darjeeling. He left this life on April 17th, 2009.


Guy Garrod is a military person. His military service ended in 1948.


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Popularity of Garrod as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garrod U.S.
  White 95.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garrod

People with the last name Garrod are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Garrod

  • How Popular is the name Garrod? Garrod is the 48,910th most popular name of all time. As a last name Garrod was the 38,850th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Garrod have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45 babies born with the first name Garrod in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Garrod? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Garrod first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garrod is Monday, September 6th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Garrod born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garrod was in 1977 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Garrod: Your name in reverse order is Dorrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gorrad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garrod? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 568 people with the last name Garrod.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garrod? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Garrod as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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