What does Gerri mean?
Gerri \ge(r)-ri\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gerri) is of Old German, French and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Gerri is "spear ruler". Gerri is a variant of Geraldine (Old German, French): feminine of Gerald. Gerri is also a form of Geri (English): feminine of Gerry.
Gerri has 1 variant: Gerry▼.
Gerri has 32 more different forms via Geraldine, Geri: Deena▼, Dina▼, Dyna, Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldina, Geralyn▼, Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerdene, Gerdine, Gerianna, Gerianne, Gerica, Gericka, Gerika, Gerilynn, Gerrilyn, Gerroldine, Giralda, Jeraldeen, Jeraldene, Jeraldine▼, Jeralee, Jere, Jeri▼, Jerilene, Jerrie▼, Jerrileen, Jerroldeen and Jerry▼.
Gerri is a very popular first name for females (#1441 out of 4276, Top 34%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Gerri for girls. Gerri entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #812 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Gerri are Jeraldine, Jeri, Jerrie, Jerry, Gerry, Dina, Geraldine, Geralyn, Geri and Deena. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3386%) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Geraldine, Geralyn, Geri, Deena and Dina falling out of fashion. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gerri and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)