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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Garten

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From Old High German garto, directly from Proto-Germanic *gardô. Cognate with Dutch gaarde (“garden”).

  1. garden
    Wir sitzen im . ― We're sitting in the .

Notable Persons With the Last Name Garten

Ina Garten is a chef. Ina was given the name Ina Rosenberg on February 2nd, 1948 in Brooklyn.


Ariel Garten is an artist, fashion designer, and executive. Ariel was born in 1979.


Joe Garten is a football player. He was most active from 1994 to 1997. Joe was born on August 13th, 1968.


Al was born on June 20th, 1905 in Kansas, U.S. He died on July 3rd, 1981.


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Popularity of Garten as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Garten U.S.
  White 90.39% 64.26%
  African American 2.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Garten

People with the last name Garten are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Garten

  • How Popular is the name Garten? As a last name Garten was the 14,485th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Garten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Garten is Tuesday, March 4th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Garten? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Garten. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Garten: Your name in reverse order is Netrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnerga. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Garten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,061 people with the last name Garten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Garten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Garten as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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