Garrison Name Meaning & Origin

Garrison

Pronunciation: GAR-i-sən (key)

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My son's name is Garrison. I love it. It's smart and sophisticated and it fits him well. Everyone who hears it compliments it. The only association we have heard is those who associate it with Garrison Keillor, and that's fine, because who doesn't love him?

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Garry

Meanings and history of the name Garrison: | Edit

A garrison is a body of troops, or a military post where they're stationed. The name, though, is separate in origin---it's simply a patronymic surname meaning "The one who has much power and is very wealthy".

Famous real-life people named Garrison: | Edit

Garrison Keillor, radio personality/author
William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist

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