Name: Gareth

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gareth

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps gentle
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GARE eth); (GAR eth)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gareth)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gareth

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  • Used in:
    English and Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A Welsh name that most likely comes from the word gwaredd, meaning gentle. In legend he was the nephew of King Arthur and a knight of the Round Table.

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