Garrison Name Meaning & Origin
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A garrison is a body of troops, or a military post where they're stationed. The name, though, is separate in origin---it's simply a patronymic surname meaning "The one who has much power and is very wealthy".
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Garrison Keillor, radio personality/author
William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist
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