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First name: Gareth

Meaning, Origin and Description

from Welsh gwaraidd “civilized, gentle”; other sources have the meaning “powerful with the spear” from an Anglo-Saxon word. Tennyson used the name for a knight of King Arthur’s in his Idylls of the King.

Meaning: spear rule

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Famous People

 NameAgeOccupationCategory 
Gareth Bale24Welsh football playersportuk
Gareth Barry33English football playersportuk
Gareth Anscombe  
Gareth McAuley  sportuk
Gareth Evans  uk
Gareth Widdop  
Gareth Hock30English rugby league player
Gareth Williams  sportuk
Gareth Thomas  sportuk
Gareth Southgate43former English football playersportuk
Gareth Edwards66former Welsh rugby union footballersportuk
Gareth Davies  sportuk


Similar Given Names

#NameGenderLanguagesMatch
1. Gary
English
2. Garth
English
3. Garett
4. Garrett
English
5. Garret
English
6. Garnet
English
7. Gare
Kurdish
8. Grethi
9. Gayret
Arabic
10. Garey
English
11. Gertha
12. Grethe


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Gender Male
Languages Welsh, English
Filipino
Origin Welsh, English
GeosVictoria, British Columbia, Spain, Northern Ireland, Scotland
  

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