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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.GAHR-feeld
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Meaning & History

From a surname meaning "triangle field" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president James A. Garfield (1831-1881). It is now associated with the cat in Jim Davis's cartoon strip 'Garfield'.

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American presidential surnames, cartoon characters, DC Comics characters, felines
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute