What does Gerri mean?
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.
(female) Georri, Gerli, ..
(male) Gerrid, Gerrin, ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name history of Gerri for girls. 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, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Gerri are Geraldine (#1426 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 8 decades ago (median #1122) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Geraldine falling out of fashion.
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.