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What does Gerrilyn mean?

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

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


Gerrilyn has 4 variants: Geralyn, Geralynn, Geralynne and Gerilynn.

4 more related forms via Geraldine, Geri: Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry and Jerrileen.

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Middle name pairings:
Gerrilyn Annabell (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gerrilyn?

Gerrilyn is an unusual given name for women. Gerrilyn is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Geraldine (#1653 a year ago), Gerry, Gerrie, Geri, Geralyn and Gerri are the popular related forms of Gerrilyn (outside Top 2000). These relations of Gerrilyn reached the height of their popularity 85 years ago (usage of 0.5%) and have become much less common since, with versions such as Geraldine falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gerrilyn is pronounced similarly to Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerralyn and Jerrilyn. Other suggested similar names are Carilyn, Carrolyn, Cerridwyn, Charilyn, Cherilyn, Cherralyn (see Cherilyn), Cherrilin (see Cherilyn), Cherrilyn, Cherrylyn, Darrylyn, Derrill, Derrin, Ferryn, Gelilya, Gemmalyn, Germayn (see Germaine), Gerrica, Jennilyn, Jessilyn, Karilyn, Kerilyn, Kerril, Kerrin, Kerryn, Lorilyn, Marcilyn, Marilyn, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marrilyn, Merlyn, Merril, Merrile, Merrilee, Merrili (see Merry), Merrill, Merrily, Merryn, Perrin, Perryn, Serrilda, Sherilyn, Sherrilyn, Sherrylyn, Teralyn, Terelyn, Terilynn, Terrill, Terrin and Terryn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerrilyn.

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