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Meaning and name origin

Gareth \g(a)-re-th\ as a boy's name is pronounced GARE-eth. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gareth is "gentle". Sir Gareth, noted for his modesty and bravery, was a knight of King Arthur's Round Table.

Gareth has 4 variant forms: Garith, Garreth, Garret and Garyth.

For more information, see also related boy names Garrett, Garson and Jareth.

Gareth is also pronounced similarly to Garrith. Other suggested similar baby names are Gared, Garett and Garth.


Gareth is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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