What does Jeraldine mean?
(female) Jeraldile, Jeraldina, ..
(male) Jeraldice, Jeraldius, ..
How popular is Jeraldine?
Jeraldine is a very popular first name for women (#1897 out of 4276, Top 44%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Jeraldine for girls. Jeraldine entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #705 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Geraldene and Geraldine (#1653 in recent rankings) are the prominent alternative forms of Jeraldine rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gerdine, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jeraldine was more pronounced among parents 85 years ago (average #808) and has become much diminished since (#1884, ▼99%), with the version Geraldine becoming less in vogue.
Recommended names are Berdine, Bernadine▼, Bernardine, Caraline, Celandine, Coraline▲, Coralline (see Coral), Emeraldina, Fernandine (see Fernanda), Geradine, Gerardina, Gerardine, Gerardyne, Jadine, Jalaine, Jaline, Jeanine▼, Jeannine▼, Jeraine, Jeralyn, Josaline, Karaline, Koralline, Laralaine, Leraine, Maraline, Merline, Perline, Perlline, Serafine, Seraphine, Tralaine and Verline. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jeraldine.See names in meaning and etymology.