Garnet Meaning and Origin
The name Garnet is a unisex name meaning “pomegranate” and is of French origin. Originally an occupational surname for a grower and seller of pomegranates from Old French (pome) grenate, Latin pomum granatum ‘fruit full of seeds’. It is also the name of a red-colored precious stone in reference to the fruit’s red color. Garnet is a lovely color, not to mention an old-fashioned name that is in serious need of a comeback.
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