Jareth Name Meaning & Origin
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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Jareth the Goblin King, fantasy film Labyrinth (1986) and the upcoming 30 year later sequel Return to the Labyrinth (2015) as well as the graphic novels (comic books) bearing the same titles.