Gareth

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
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

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

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gareth.

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

References

  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, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi