First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Garreth

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Alt. Meaning

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

A is for adorable, how precious

R is for realist, the way you are.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

T is for time, you give to friends.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Notable Persons Named Garreth

Garreth was born on April 21st, 1981 in Leeds.


Garreth O'Connor is a soccer player for the Belvedere F.C., Bohemian F.C., Shamrock Rovers F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Burnley F.C., Luton Town F.C., St Patrick's Athletic F.C., Drogheda United F.C., Stirling Lions SC, Monaghan United F.C., and Shelbourne F.C. Garreth was born on November 10th, 1978 in Dublin.



Garreth Roberts is a soccer player for the Hull City A.F.C. Garreth was born on November 15th, 1960 in Kingston upon Hull.


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Popularity of Garreth as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Garreth

  • How Popular is the name Garreth? Garreth is the 17,793rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Garreth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 430 babies born with the first name Garreth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Garreth to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Garreth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Garreth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Garreth is Saturday, November 21st, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Garreth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Garreth was in 1990 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Garreth Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Garreth is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Garreth: Your name in reverse order is Hterrag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rearhtg. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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