Meaning and Origin of: Garth
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First name origins & meanings:
- Norse : Enclosure
- French : Watchful
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Northern English : topographic name for someone who lived near an enclosure, normally a paddock or orchard, from northern Middle English garth ‘enclosed area’, ‘yard’ (from Old Norse garðr ‘enclosure’).
- German (also Gärth) : topographic name from Old Saxon gard ‘enclosure’, ‘farm(yard)’, originally denoting a settlement protected by a fence.