Gareth

Gender:boy

Meaning:Gentle

Origin:Welsh

Pronunciation:GA reth

Variations:Garreth

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Gareth is a wonderfully Welsh name that would be an ideal baby boy name choice – Welsh or otherwise!

Detailed Meaning

Gareth was first seen in the 15th century in Malory’s Morte d’Arthur tales and is said to mean ‘gentle.’

Famous People With This Name

Gareth David-Lloyd is a Welsh actor best known for playing Ianto Jones on the BBC show, “Torchwood.” Gareth Pierce is a Welsh actor who is currently on the show “Ordinary Lies.” Gareth Russell is a musician in the indie rock band, Idlewild.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nickname options for Gareth include Gare or Gary, although that is a nam in itself.

Related Names

Gareth can also be spelt Garreth.

Stories Featuring This Name

Gareth Blackstock is the main character from the British sitcom, “Chef!” Gareth Mallory is the current ‘M’ in the new James Bond films. Gareth is a character on the American television show, “The Walking Dead.”

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