US Popularity:8309
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Wreath; Triangular land; Land of the spear
Mostly used as a surname, Garland is a name for boys with varied meanings. If one were to trace it back to Middle English, it means “wreath,” implying perhaps an occupational name for a maker of them. But it can also mean “triangular land,” to suggest someone who lived in such a topography. However, in French, Garland translates to “land of the spear.” However you choose to look at it, Garland is a name stitched together with good intentions, which your little one can be inspired to take to live by.

Famous People Named Garland

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  • Judy Garland

Garland Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Garland is currently #8309 in U.S. births
Boy:Garland is currently #4479 in U.S. births
Girl:Garland is currently #15912 in U.S. births

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- 15912
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