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Origin of the name GARETH.
Etymology of the name GARETH.
Meaning of the baby name GARETH.

  

GARETH.  Arthurian.  Welsh.  A knight of the Round Table, and brother of Gawain, in Morte d'Arthur, possibly meaning "firm spear." Also see Jarrett. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  Usage: America, England, Wales.
    Gareth Branwyn, an American editor, critic and writer.  Gareth Owen Edwards, a former Welsh rugby union footballer.  Gareth Jones, an English music engineer and producer. (Wiki)

    Gareth, in Sir T. Malory's Morte d'Arthur (1470), the youngest son of Lot, king of Orkney, and Morgawse, Arthur's half sister.  His mother, to deter him from entering Arthur's Court, laughingly suggests that he should conceal his name and serve for twelve months as a kitchen scullion.  He accepts the challenge.  Sir Kay, the king's steward, nicknamed him Beaumains, in ridicule of his large hands.  When Linet besought Arthur to send one of his knights to liberate her sister Liones from Castle Perilous, Gareth volunteers and despite the lady's contumely succeeds in freeing Liones. (Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, &c., Walsh, 1915)

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