Garett is the less popular version of Garrett. The latter was originally a surname, combing from old Germanic names like Gerard and Gerald. As of 2021, Garett is only at rank 12,860.

Meaning of the name Garett:

English: spear ruler, brave spear, hardy spear

Origin of the name Garett:

Garett is a spelling variation of the baby name Garrett. Garrett was originally a surname in England that drew inspiration from the patriarchal options of Gerald and Gerard. Gerard comes from the Germanic words “ger” and “hard.” Gerald derives from the Germanic terms “ger” and “wald.”

Symbolism of the name Garett:

The baby name Garett dates back to the Old English surname Garrett. Garrett drew inspiration from the names Gerald and Gerard. Gerald translates to “spear ruler,” with “ger” meaning “spear” and “wald” meaning “ruler.” Gerard's definition is “brave spear” or “hardy spear.” Again, “ger” means “spear,” and “hard” translates to “brave” or “hardy.”

Style of the name Garett:


Gender of the name Garett:

Garett is a strong name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Garett:

GER-it or GAR-it

Number of syllables in the name Garett:


Emotion evoked from the name Garett:

Garett is a strong baby name for boys. It is noble and wholesome.

Alternative spellings for the name Garett:

  • Garet
  • Garret
  • Garrett 
  • Gerett
  • Gerrett
  • Gerret

Nicknames for the name Garett:

  • Gary
  • Gar
  • Rett
  • Rhett
  • Gare
  • Gare Bear
  • GG

Popularity of the name Garett:

Garett was a top 1,000 baby name in America from 1978 to 2002. In 1978, it was number 985, and in 2002, 985. Garett ranked highest in 2000 when it was at rank 769. As of 2021, Garett is a top 13,000 option.

Related names for the name Garett:

Great middle names for Garett and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Garett:

  • Garett Nolan (TikTok star)
  • Garett Fogel (TikTok star)
  • Garett Maggart (actor, “The Sentinel”)

Garetts in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the baby name Garett.