Meaning and Origin of: Garnett

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Red seed

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from Old French Guarinot, Warinot, a pet form of the personal name Guarin, Warin, from Germanic wari(n)- ‘protection’, ‘shelter’.
  • English : possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or fitter of garnets, a type of hinge, Middle English garnette, or for a jeweler, from Middle English garnette, gernet ‘garnet’.
  • English : from a diminutive of Garner 1.