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What does Geralynn mean?

Geralynn Pronunciation of Geralynn [ger-a-lynn] as a girls' name has its roots in Old German and English, and the meaning of Geralynn is "spear ruler". Geralynn is an alternate spelling of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald. Geralynn is also a variant of Geri (English): feminine of Gerry.

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


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

4 more alternative forms via Geraldine, Geri: Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene and Geraldina.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Geralynn Talya (G.T.), ..

How popular is Geralynn?

Geralynn is an uncommon first name for women. Geralynn is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Geraldene, Geraldine (#1653 from recent data), Geralyn and Geri are the popular variation forms of Geralynn (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gerrilyn, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Geralynn was more pronounced 85 years ago (average #1333) and is now significantly reduced (#1913, 99%), with the version Geraldine becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Geralynn is alike in pronunciation to Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn and Jerralyn. Other recommended names are Arlynn, Avalynn, Calynn, Caralyn, Caralyne, Caralynn, Carlynn, Carolynn, Cheralyn, Cheralynne, Cherilynn, Cherylynn, Coralyn, Coralyne (see Coral), Doralyn, Doralynn, Emmalynn, Evalynn, Garland, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Gerardyne, Germayn (see Germaine), Germayne, Glynn, Gracelynn, Grazyna, Jacalynn, Janalynn, Jenalynn, Jessalynn, Jesslynn, Jonalynn, Josalynn, Kalynn, Karalynn, Karalynna (see Caroline), Karalynne (see Caroline), Karilynn, Karlynn, Karolynn, Kerilyn, Kerrynn, Laralyn, Lerayne, Loralyn, Lorilynn, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marilynn, Marlynn, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marylynn, Merlyn, Rosalynn, Rozalynn, Sarahlynn, Saralyn, Saralynn, Shalynn, Shealynn, Sheralyn, Sheralynne (see Cherilyn), Sherlynn, Taralyn, Taralynn, Teralyn, Terelyn, Terelynn and Terilynn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Geralynn.

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