Given Name GALAHAD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GAL-ə-had (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Arthurian legend Sir Galahad was the son of Lancelot and Elaine. He was the most pure of the Knights of the Round Table, and he was the only one to succeed in finding the Holy Grail. He first appears in the medieval French 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle.


Arthurian legend, knights of the Round Table, literature, uncertain etymology
Entry updated September 1, 2013