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Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Welsh name of uncertain meaning. Theories include:

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

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

Related Names

Gareth Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish


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


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gareth.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]


  1. Heini Gruffudd: Welsh First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Heini Gruffudd: Welsh Names for Children (2006)
  3. Judy Sierra: Celtic Baby Names (1997)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,