Meaning: Ruler of the spear
Alternate spellings: Garet, Garret, Garett, Garette
Garrett began as a surname and was taken either from Gerald (a Germanic name that means “ruler of the spear”) or Gerard (which combines the Germanic elements ger for “spear,” with hard, which means “hardy”). And we wonder why boys are always bashing things?
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