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Meaning of Garfield

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The name Garfield has the following meaning:

From the spear field.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Garfield is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Garfield in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Garfield is pronounced as gar-feeld


Garfield originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Garfield and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Garfield: Boys - Admiral, Alfred, Barton, Boston, Burton, Coleman, Davis, Dickinson, Dunton, Earl, Elmore, Errol, Gardner, Graham, Hamilton, Hayward, Jamari, Kipp, Lyman, Lyndon, Milburn, Girls - Ammie, Arrie, China, Cordie, Darlene, Diamond, Jaelynn, Jaimie, Kimora, Knowles, Lady, Mercy, Octavia, Pinkie, Precious, Shirlene, Both genders - Albert, Augustine, Blake, Edward, Madison, Parker


Popular Variants for the name Garfield: Garfeld


We think the name Garfield should fall under the following style category: Classics.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Garfield to be: A smart and sophisticated chap

In one word, you might describe Garfield as a(n) "sophisticated" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Garfield (or its variants) are:

Garfield Wood, born on 4 December, a famous inventor. Garfield Wood's background: An American inventor, entrepreneur, motorboat builder and racer who held the world water speed record on several occasions. He was the first man to travel over 100 miles per hour on water.

James Abram Garfield, born on 19 November, a famous politician. James Abram Garfield's background: the twentieth President of the United States. He had also served as a major general in the United States Army, and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Garfield Sobers, born on 28 July, a famous athlete. Garfield Sobers's background: A former West Indies cricketer, widely regarded as the greatest all-rounder (batsman and bowler) the game has ever seen.
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