Gethin Name

Gethin is a popular Welsh boy’s name. You can find people called Gethin from all over the world.


It is though that Gethin originates from the word ‘cethin’ meaning ‘swarthy’.

Popularity of Gethin

Gethin is the 45th most popular baby’s name in Wales in 2011 according to the Office of National Statistics and Gethin is the 9th most popular Welsh boy’s name.

Famous People Called Gethin

  • Gethin Jenkins – is a Welsh and British Lions rugby player.
  • Gethin Jones – is a Welsh television presenter, who was famous for hosting the children’s show Blue Peter.
  • Rhys Gethin – was a Welsh rebel and soldier who fought with Owain Glyd^wr.


If you are looking for a name for your baby see our Welsh names for boys page and Tips Choosing a Welsh Name.

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