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Meaning and name origin

Garreth \g(a)-rre-th\ as a boy's name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Garreth is "gentle". Garreth is a variant of Gareth (Celtic): sir Gareth, noted for his modesty and bravery, was a knight of King Arthur's Round Table. Also a variant of Garret: surname derived from Gerald and Gerard, used as a first name and dating from the Middle Ages.


Garreth has 3 variant forms: Garith, Garrith, Garyth.


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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Garreth and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Garret. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Garret in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Garreth and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Garett, Garrat, Garratt, Garred, Garrett, Garritt, Garrot, Garrott, Garth and Jarreth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Garreth.