Gareth: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gareth

Gareth

Pronunciation: GA-rehth (key)

Origin of the name Gareth:

Of uncertain origin and meaning, Gareth is first noted in Sir Thomas Malory's Morte d' Arthur, a collection of Arthurian tales, which were taken mostly from French sources. In this, Sir Gareth was the name used for Sir Gawain, a knight of the Round Table and nephew of King Arthur. It is unclear where Malory derived the name.

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Gary, Garry, Gaz, Gazza
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Gareth David-Lloyd, British actor
Gareth Michael Coombes, English singer of Supergrass

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Gareth is a character on the original British version of the television series "The Office"
Gareth, younger brother of Gawain, one of the knights of the Round Table

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