Gethin - boys name

Gethin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Gethin name meaning:

The name Gethin is of Welsh origin and is commonly used as a boy's name. It is derived from the Welsh word "gethin," which means "dusky" or "dark-skinned." The name is often associated with individuals who have a strong and mysterious presence.

Boys named Gethin are often seen as unique and intriguing. They have a natural charm and charisma that draws people towards them. They tend to be deep thinkers and have a strong desire for knowledge and understanding. Gethin's are often drawn to creative pursuits such as art, music, or literature.

In terms of personality, boys named Gethin are often kind-hearted, compassionate, and empathetic. They have a strong sense of justice and fairness and are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in. Gethin's also have a strong sense of independence and are not easily swayed by others' opinions. Overall, the name Gethin represents someone who is strong, mysterious, and deeply introspective.

Origin: Welsh


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Overall UK ranking: 985 out of 4789

30 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Gethin

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