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Jaret is a strong and simple baby name for boys. Popularized during the turn of the century, Jaret has a laid-back appeal associated with the late 1990s. Jaret is the name of a character in the Salt and Sanctuary series, and Jaret Otel was a main character in the Star Trek: Voyager series. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Jaret:

German: Spear ruler, brave spear

Origin of the name Jaret:

Jaret is an alternative spelling of Jarret or Jarrett. Both names represent stylized versions of the surname Garrett. This name derives from the German elements ger (meaning “spear”) and wald (meaning “ruler”). Alternatively, it may derive from the element ger as well as the root hard (meaning “brave” or “hardy”).

baby name Jaret

Symbolism of the name Jaret:

Jaret is a variation of the name Jarrett. This name evolved from the English surname Garrett. The name first arrived in Britain via the Anglo-Norman aristocracy, and it ultimately derives from German elements that meant “spear ruler.” The Germanic symbol of the spear is the interlocked valknut.

Style of the name Jaret:


Gender of the name Jaret:

Jaret is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Jaret:


Number of syllables in the name Jaret:


Emotion evoked from the name Jaret:

The name Jaret evokes feelings of coolness and calm.

Alternative spellings for the name Jaret:

Nicknames for the name Jaret:

  • Jar
  • Jarry
  • Jarrie
  • Ret
  • Jett

Popularity of the name Jaret:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Jaret was the 6,558th most popular name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Jaret:

Great middle names for Jaret and their meanings:

  • Argus (bright, shining, glistening)
  • Bram (father of multitudes)
  • Clement (merciful)
  • Ennis (island, first choice)
  • Fletcher (arrow maker)
  • Gage (oath, pledge, measure)
  • Reuben (behold a son)
  • Roderick (famous ruler)
  • Sven (young man, young warrior)
  • Timon (honor, esteem)
  • Ward (watchman, guard)

Famous people with the name Jaret:

  • Jaret Lynn Anderson (ice hockey player)
  • Jaret Evans (mixed martial arts fighter)
  • Jaret Gibbons (politician)
  • Jaret Holmes (football player)
  • Jaret Lansford (meteorologist)
  • Jaret Martino (actor)
  • Jaret Patterson (football player)
  • Jaret Ray Reddick (musician)
  • Jaret Tozier Spears (composer)
  • Jaret Samuel Wright (baseball player)

Jaret in popular culture:

  • Jaret (character in the Salt and Sanctuary series)
  • Jaret Otel (character in the Star Trek: Voyager series)
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