Garth Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Garth:
Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Middle English garth (an enclosed yard or garden). The name originated as an occupational name for a person in charge of a garden or an enclosed yard or paddock.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I met a guy who had a brother named Garth. I had never heard that name before. When I heard his name I thought "Wha-a-at?" I never heard of anyone else named Garth except Garth Brooks. I still think it's a weird name.
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Garth Hudson, Canadian musician (The Band). Garth Brooks is also the name of a famous American country singer.
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Garth is Dana Carvey's character in the "Wayne's World" movies and skits from the 1990s
Garth Pancake, character in the 2004 Tom Hanks comedy film "The Ladykillers"