Angharad \a-ngha-rad, an-gharad\ as a girl's name is pronounced an-HAR-ad. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Angharad is "much loved". Name of the mother of 12th-century chronicler Giraldus Cambrensis. Angharad Golden Hand is a character in the "Mabinogi". The name was revived in Wales since the 1940s, and is well known in connection with the actress Angharad Rees.