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Jarett is a unique alternative to the ever-popular name Garrett. It has the same origins, dating back to more stoic titles like Gerard and Gerald. As of 2021, Jarett is relatively rare also, as it is only on the top 15,000 list.

Meaning of the name Jarett:

English: brave spear, hardy spear, ruler of the spear

Origin of the name Jarett:

Jarett is a spelling variation of Jarrett. Jarrett originated as a surname in England as an alternative to Garrett. Garrett was also a family name in England, coming from Gerald and Gerard. Gerald is an ancient Germanic title using the words “ger” and “wald.” Gerard also comes from the Germanic language and uses the words “ger” and “hard.”

Symbolism of the name Jarett:

Jarett has the same meaning as Garrett. Garrett itself comes from Gerard and Gerald. Gerald uses the Germanic words “ger” and “wald.” Gerard comes from “ger” and “hard.” “Ger” translates to “spear.” “Wald” means “rule,” and “hard” translates to “brave” or “hardy.”

Style of the name Jarett:


Gender of the name Jarett:

Jarett is a strong name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Jarett:

JAIR-et, JAR-it, or JEHR-it

Number of syllables in the name Jarett:


Emotion evoked from the name Jarett:

Jarett is a youthful and wholesome baby name. It is rugged and powerful.

Alternative spellings for the name Jarett:

Nicknames for the name Jarett:

  • Jar
  • Jare
  • Rett
  • Jett
  • Jay
  • JJ
  • Jarry

Popularity of the name Jarett:

Jarett was only on the Social Security Popularity Index for two years. In 1997, it was number 915 and in 1998, 744. As of 2021, Jarett is a top 15,000 option for boys. It is number 14,371.

Related names for the name Jarett:

Great middle names for Jarett and their meanings:

  • Cole (swarthy, charcoal, coal-black)
  • Ryan (little king)
  • Cade (round, barrel)
  • Price (son of Rhys)
  • Clark (scribe, secretary, scholar)
  • Ryder (horseman, horse rider)
  • Zane (God's gracious gift)
  • Eli (high, elevated)

Famous people with the name Jarett:

  • Jarett Kobek (author)
  • Jarett Smithwrick (actor, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”)

Jaretts in popular culture:

There are no pop culture references to the name Jarett.

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