Last name origins & meanings:
- Basque: habitational name from a place so named in Navarre,
Basque Country, from Basque garde ‘place where wild oats grow’.
- French: from Old French
garde ‘watch’, ‘protection’; an occupational name for someone
who kept watch or guard, or a topographic name for someone who lived
near a vantage point or watchtower.
- Swedish (Gård): variant of Gård (see Gard).
(Maharashtra); pronounced as gur-day: Hindu (Brahman) name,
found among the Konkanasth Brahmins, probably from Marathi
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