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
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 71 101
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 42 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 42 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 68
  #: 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.

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. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi