Garou can mean many things.
*Garou was the nickname of QuÃ©bÃ©cois singer-songwriter Robert Charlebois, in the 1970s. *Garou became the stage name of another QuÃ©bÃ©cois singer, Pierre Garand, in the 1990s. *Garou is a term used by a race of werewolves to refer to themselves in the Werewolf: The Apocalypse role-playing game. *Garou is an abbreviation of Garou Densetsu, the original Japanese name for the Fatal Fury series. Garou: Mark of the Wolves is a fighting game created by SNK Playmore. It is a continuation of the Fatal Fury series. *Garou, literally "Starving Wolf" in Japanese. "Ookami" is the Japanese word for "Wolf."
From the French "loup-garou," meaning "werewolf." "Loup" means "wolf" (from the Latin "lupus," meaning the same), and "garou" descends from the Frankish "wariwulf" ("werewolf") through a long sequence of typically French sound changes.<...