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Gareth 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 names Garrett, Garson and Jareth.
Baby names that sound like Gareth are Garett and Garth.
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Popularity of Gareth
Gareth is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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