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Gerri (girl)

What does Gerri mean?

Gerri Pronunciation of Gerri [ger-ri] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gerri) is of Old German and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Gerri is "spear ruler". Gerri is a variant form of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald. Gerri is also a form of Geri (English): feminine of Gerry.

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


Gerri has 3 variants: Gerie, Gerrie and Gerry.

8 more different relations via Geraldine, Geri: Gerdine, Gerica, Gerika, Gerrilyn, Jere, Jeri, Jerrie and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(female) Georri, Gerli, ..

(male) Gerrid, Gerrin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerri Cielo (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gerri?

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)

Gerri entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #771 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Gerri are Geraldine (#1653 the previous year), Jeri, Jerrie, Jerry, Jere, Gerry, Geri and Gerrie. Other forms, like Gerrilyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Gerri was at its apex 9 decades ago (median #1122) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Geraldine falling out of fashion.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jere, Jeri, Jerrie, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gerri is pronounced similarly to Jerae, Jeree, Jerree, Jerrey, Jerri, Jery, Jori and Jorry. Other recommended names are Barri, Berri, Carri, Ceri, Cherri, Corri, Devri, Dorri, Gauri, Genni, Georgi, Gerda, Gerde, Gerrica, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Glori, Gowri, Karri, Keri, Kerri, Korri, Lorri, Merri, Peri, Perri, Sherri, Teri, Terri and Torri. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gerri.

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