Meaning and Origin of Gard - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gard

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Danish : Garden keeper

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from the objective case (gard) of Old French gardin ‘garden’.
  • English : variant spelling of Guard.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from a farmstead so named, from Old Norse garðr ‘farm’.
  • Swedish (Gård) : topographic or ornamental name from gård ‘farm’.