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What does Geri mean?

Geri Pronunciation of Geri [geri] as a girls' name is pronounced JER-ee. It is of English origin. Feminine of Gerry. Variant forms listed here are blends of Geri with Erica and Marilyn.

Associated with: blends.


Geri has 7 variants: Geralyn, Geralynn, Gerica, Gericka, Gerika, Gerri and Gerrilyn.

Related girl name: Geraldine.

2 more relations via Gerry: Gerie and Gerrie.

Creative forms:
(female) Gleri, Greri, ..

(male) Gele, Geon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Geri Luciana (G.L.), ..

How popular is Geri?

Geri is a very popular first name for females (#1049 out of 4276, Top 25%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Geri entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #608 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Geraldine (#1653 in 2015), Gerry, Gerrie, Geralyn and Gerri are the prominent alternative forms of Geri. These relations of Geri were at the height of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5%) and have become much less conventional since, with forms such as Gerry becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Geri is pronounced similarly to Jerae, Jeree, Jeri, Jerri, Jerrie, Jerry, Jery, Jori and Jorie. Other recommended names are Abri, Airi, Ari, Averi, Bari, Berri, Bri, Cari, Ceri, Cheri, Ciri, Cori, Dari, Devri, Dori, Eleri, Gabi, Gai, Gauri, Gavi, Gem, Gena, Gene, Genia, Genie, Genni, Georgi, Gerda, Gerde, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Gigi, Glori, Gowri, Gro, Guro, Kari, Keri, Kerri, Kiri, Kori, Lari, Liri, Lori, Mari, Merri, Miri, Nari, Peri, Perri, Sari, Sheri, Siri, Suri, Teri, Terri and Tori. These names tend to be less frequently used than Geri.

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