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Geraint

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Gender: Male Pronunciation: jair-RYNT Origin of Geraint: Celtic, meaning unknown

The name Geraint is a boy's name of Welsh, Celtic origin. Geraint and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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The connection to a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend gives this name a hint of nobility. Geraint Thomas was a Welsh cyclist who competed in the 2008 Olympics.

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KLGG88 Says:

2014-12-30T22:16:13

I struggled so much to pronounce this over the years... but after living in Wales for 5 years and marrying a Welshman, I've definitely grown to love it.

Sara Griff Says:

2014-12-30T14:23:30

It's not pronounced Grant, it's pronounced Ger-Rye-NT (we also roll the R) my dad's name is Geraint and it's an old Welsh name meaning 'Old'.

PeachyOwl Says:

2014-08-24T01:37:17

I completely disagree, it's a legitimate Welsh name and although Welsh spellings can be unusual, they don't look like misspellings to me.

degrasswizkid Says:

2014-08-22T20:23:24

Interesting, but honestly, it kind of is spelled the way a Kindergartener might be sounding out the name "Grant"