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people in the U.S. have this name View Garnet Bragg on Whitepages Raquote 8eaf5625ec32ed20c5da940ab047b4716c67167dcd9a0f5bb5d4f458b009bf3b

Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the surname, in origin probably an occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates (from a metathesized form of Old French (pome) grenate, Latin pomum granatum ‘fruit full of seeds’). The name of the red-coloured precious stone derives from the same source, in reference to the fruit's bright red colour, and use as a modern first name may have been inspired by the adoption of other terms denoting gemstones as female names. It may also in part reflect the fame of the British field marshal Sir Garnet Wolseley (1833–1913).
3,244th in the U.S.
English: nickname for a cheerful or lively person, from Middle English bragge ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’, ‘active’, also ‘brave’, ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’ (of unknown origin).
1,533rd in the U.S.

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