What does Garreth mean?
Garreth /gar-reth/ as a boys' name. Garreth's root is Celtic, and the meaning of the name Garreth is "gentle". Garreth is a version of Gareth (Celtic). Garreth is also a derivative of Garret (Irish, Gaelic).
How popular is Garreth?
Garreth is an unusual first name for males. Garreth is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Popular alternative forms of Garreth (not ranked) are Garett, Garret, Garrett (#236 from current records), Garry, Garth, Jarret and Jarrett. Other variants, like Garith, are seldom used. These forms of Garreth reached the top of their popularity 22 (average #625) and are somewhat less common today (#890, down 71%), with versions like Garth becoming less stylish. Garrett is the most trendy birth name among these, with this name going through a rebound in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Garreth and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby names are Barret, Barrett▲, Barth, Galath, Galbreath, Ganesh, Gannet, Gannett, Gardell, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Garlen, Garlend, Garmen, Garner, Garnet, Garnett▼, GarrIk, Garrad, Garran, Garrat, Garratt, Garreck, Garred, Garren, Garrey, Garrick▼, Garrie, Garrin, Garrman, Garron, Garrvey, Garrvie, Garryck, Garryk, Garve, Garven, Garvey, Garwen, Gavrel, Gerred, Gerrell, Gerrey, Gorrell, Gorren, Japheth, Jareth, Jarlath, Jarleath, Jarreth, Jereth, Markeith and Yapheth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Garreth.