Meaning and name origin
Gerri \ge(r)-ri\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Gerri), is of Old German, French and English origin, and the meaning of Gerri is "spear ruler". Gerri is a variant of Geraldine (Old German, French): feminine of Gerald, first coined in the 16th century. Also a variant of Geri (English): feminine of Gerry.
Gerri has 1 variant form: Gerry▼.
Gerri is a very popular first name for females (#1441 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gerri for girls. Gerri reached its highest rank of #812 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gerri and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gerry, Gerri, Geri and Geraldine. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Gerri is also pronounced similarly to Jeri▼, Jerri▼, Jerrie▼ and Jerry▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Berri, Kerri▼, Merri, Perri and Terri▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gerri.