Garron Name Meaning & Origin
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Garron \g(ar)-ron\ as a boy's name is pronounced GARE-on. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Garron is "gelding". From the Gaelic word "gearran". A garron or garran is a type of horse. The term occurs in Scotland and in Ireland, and generally refers to an undersized and much-despised beast. The phrase Garron was also used to describe a highland cross of a Clydesdale horse used in farming, especially in the highlands and isles where a full size Clydesdale would not have been as economical.
Also possibly (French) "guardian". Use of Garron and variants are probably the use of family surnames or as rhyming variants following the pattern of Darin variants. Garron has 9 variant forms: Garan, Garen, Garin, Garion, Garon, Garran, Garren, Garrin and Geron.
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Stephen Lawhead's King Raven Trilogy has a character named Garran who is a Welsh king.