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Gender: F Pronunciation: ahng-HAHR-ahd Meaning of Angharad: "much loved" Origin of Angharad: Welsh

This name dates back to Arthurian legend, in which Angharad was the lover of Percival, one of the Knights of the Round Table. It was quite popular in the Middle Ages and is still heard i Wales, but the prospects of it being adopted elsewhere are pretty slim.

Famous People Named Angharad

Angharad Rees, Welsh actress
Angharad ferch Meurig, 9th century Welsh noblewoman, wife of Rhodri the Great of Gwynedd
Angharad James, early Welsh poet

Pop Culture References for the name Angharad

Angharad Morgan, character in the novel and film "How Green was My Valley".
Angharad "Harry"/"Hari" Crewe, character in "The Blue Sword" by Robin McKinley
The Splendid Angharad, character in George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road."