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What does Geralyn mean?

Geralyn Pronunciation of Geralyn [ger-a-lyn] as a name for girls is an Old German and English name, and the meaning of the name Geralyn is "spear ruler". Geralyn is a variant form of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald. Geralyn is also a derivative of Geri (English): feminine of Gerry.

Associated with: spear (warrior), ruler (queen).


Geralyn has 4 variants: Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerilynn and Gerrilyn.

7 more different relations via Geraldine, Geri: Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldina, Gerry, Giralda and Jeralee.

Creative forms:
(female) Geralyna, Gralyn, ..

(male) Gerale, Geraron, ..

Middle name pairings:
Geralyn Lexi (G.L.), ..

How popular is Geralyn?

Geralyn is a very prominent first name for females (#1727 out of 4276, Top 40%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Geralyn was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #594 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geralyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Geralyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Geraldene, Geraldine (#1653 from recent data), Geri and Gerry are the prominent varying forms of Geralyn. Other variants, like Geraldina, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Geralyn was more pronounced among parents 85 years ago (usage of 0.5%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.01%, 99%), with versions such as Geraldine becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geralyn, Geraldene, Geraldine, Geri, Gerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Geralyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Geralyn is alike in pronunciation to Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn and Jerrilyn. Other recommended names are Bevlyn, Bradyn, Calyn, Caralyn, Carlyn, Carolyn, Cecelyn, Ceradwyn, Charalyn, Cheralyn, Coralyn, Darlyn, Darolyn, Darylyn, Derhyn, Deryn, Doralyn, Emalyn, Emmalyn, Evalyn, Ferryn, Galya, Gelilya, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Genaya, Geradine, Germain, Germayn (see Germaine), Gerty, Glyn, Granya, Grazyna, Gwendalyn, Ivalyn, Jacalyn, Jennalyn, Jermayn, Jeslyn, Jessalyn, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karlyn, Keelyn, Kerilyn, Kerryn, Laralyn, Loralyn, Madalyn, Maralyn, Marelyn, Marilyn, Marlyn, Marylyn, Merlyn, Perryn, Rosalyn, Royalyn, Rozalyn, Saralyn, Sheralyn, Sherilyn, Taralyn, Teralyn, Terelyn, Teryn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Geralyn.

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