Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. OOTH-ər(English) YOOTH-ər(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Welsh name Uthyr, derived from Welsh uthr meaning "terrible". In Arthurian legend Uther was the father of King Arthur. He appears in some early Welsh texts, but is chiefly known from the 12th-century chronicles [1] of Geoffrey of Monmouth.

Related Names

VariantsUthyr(Welsh Mythology) Uthyr(Arthurian Romance)


Sources & References

Entry updated December 7, 2022