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What does Garald mean?

Garald Pronunciation of Garald [gar-ald] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Garald means "spear ruler; army ruler". Garald is an alternate form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Garald is also a form of Harold (Scandinavian, Old English): from Old English here weald.

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


Garald has 1 variant: Garold.

33 more related forms via Gerald, Harold: Araldo, Aralt, Garret, Gary, Gearalt, Gearoid, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld, Giraldo, Giraud, Girauld, Girault, Harald, Haralds, Harolda, Haroldo, Heraldo, Herold, Jerald and Jerold.

Creative forms:
(male) Galald, Gamald, ..

(female) Garli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Garald Khyree (G.K.), ..

How popular is Garald?

Garald is an uncommon first name for men. Garald is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Garald (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Gary (#582 a year ago), Gerald (#764), Harold (#810), Gerard (#1086), Herold, Jerald, Harald, Jerold, Gerhard, Garret, Geraldo, Garold and Gerold. These relations of Garald were popular as birth names 8 decades ago (median #902) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1634, down 98%), with versions such as Gerard becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garold, Garret, Gary, Gerald, Geraldo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerard, Gerhard, Gerold, Harald, Harold in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Herold, Jerald, Jerold in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gary, Gerard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arnald, Darold, Derald, Farand, Farold, Gael, Gaell, Gahan, Gail, Gaille, Galath, Gall, Gamal, Gamali, Gamble, Gamel, Gamul (see Gamal), Garan, Gard, Gardell, Gardie, Gared, Garin, Garion, Garith, Garlan, Garland, Garlend, Garlind, Garmann, Garmon, Garnar, Garrad, Garran, Garrard, Garrat, Garratt, Garred, Garren, Garrie, Garron, Garrot (see Garret), Garson, Garton, Garven, Garvey, Garvie, Garvin, Garwen, Garwin, Gaspard, Gaurav, Gavan, Gavrel, Gavril, Gawayn, Gearard (see Gerard), Gemal, Gemali, Gerall, Gerardo, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Girard, Gopal, Goraidh, Graidy, Gray, Jarad, Jarard, Osvald, Ranald, Roald, Sewald, Thorald and Torald. These names tend to be more frequently used than Garald.

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