Pronunciation:GA reth


Browse names by first letter:


About Gareth

Go back to names list

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.”

You might also be interested in:

Similar names that end with 'H':

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'G':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
George Boy 2 Farmer Facts
Grace Girl 10 Elegance Facts
Gabriel Boy 61 Strength from God Facts
Georgia Girl 71 Farmer Facts
Gracie Girl 73 Elegance Facts
Grayson Boy 83 Son of grey-haired man Facts
Gabriella Girl 128 Strength from god Facts
Georgina Girl 178 Farmer Facts
Gabriela Girl 285 stength from god Facts
Gabrielle Girl 356 my strength is god Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a account to save your favourite names

Get our book