Gareth

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Welsh name of uncertain meaning [1]

Theories include:

1) Welsh gwaraidd = 'civilized' [2] [3] [4]

2) Welsh form of Geraint (see Gerontios) [3]

Related Names

Gareth
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Garth

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gareth
Genitive: Gareths
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gareth
Genitive: Garethin
Partitive: Garethia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gareth
Genitive: Gareths
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gareth
Genitive: Gareths

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
73 106 0 0 73 106
Norway Norway[6]
45
n.a.
0
n.a.
45
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
83 0 0
n.a.
83
Denmark Denmark[8]
40
n.a.
0
n.a.
40
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gareth.


References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Heini Gruffudd: Welsh First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Heini Gruffudd: Welsh Names for Children (2006)
  4. Judy Sierra: Celtic Baby Names (1997)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/