The surname Garrett is of English origin. It is derived from the personal given name Gerard introduced into Britain by the Normans at the time of the Conquest. It is composed of the Germanic elements ‘geri’, ‘gari’, spear and ‘hard’, hardy, brave, strong. It may also be derived from the personal given name Gerald, introduced into Britain by the Normans. It is composed of the Germanic elements ‘geri’, ‘gari’ spear and ‘wald’, rule. This name died out in England at the end of the thirteenth century, however it continued in Ireland, where it had been brought in the twelfth century, at the time of Strongbow’s invasion. The name was revived in England in the nineteenth century, along with several other long-extinct names of Germanic and Celtic origin. The name dates as far back as the twelfth century were a Robert Gerold is recorded in historical archives. A modern form of the surname appears in the fifteenth century were a William Garrett is recorded. The name was brought to America by English immigrants. One of the first fore fathers to bring this name to America is that of a John… Coat of arms: Erminies on a fesse azure a lion pas…
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