First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Garan, Garion, Garrion, Garyon, Garen
Last name origins & meanings:
- Southern French: from the Germanic personal name
G(u)arinus, from wari(n)- ‘protection’, ‘shelter’. This
name is also found in Switzerland and may have been brought to the
U.S. from there.
- Russian: patronymic from a short form of
the personal name Gerasim.
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