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What does Jareth mean?

Jareth Pronunciation of Jareth [jareth] as a boys' name is pronounced JARE-eth. It is of American origin. Blend of Jar- or Jer- and Gareth, or a variant of Jarah.


Jareth has 2 variants: Jarreth and Jereth.

7 more related forms via Gareth, Jarah: Garith, Garret, Garreth, Garth, Garyth, Jarrah and Jeriah.

Creative forms:
(male) Joreth, Jureth, ..

(female) Jaretha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jareth Roland (J.R.), ..

How popular is Jareth?

Jareth is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Jareth is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jareth was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #1670 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jareth name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jareth outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Gareth (#1577 via latest list), Garret, Garth and Jeriah are the prominent varying forms of Jareth appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jarrah, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Jareth reached its most widespread 2 decades ago and has become much diminished since, with forms like Garth becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jareth, Gareth, Garret, Garth, Jeriah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baret, Barth, Garett, Jabesh, Janesh, Japheth, Jarad, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jarell, Jaren, Jarett, Jarid, Jarlath, Jarleath, Jarod, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarret, Jarrett, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jarryd, Jaryd, Jered, Jerett, Jerrett and Jeth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jareth.