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What does Gearoid mean?

Gearoid Pronunciation of Gearoid [gearoid] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Gearoid is "spear ruler; spear brave". Gearoid is an Irish form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Gearoid is also an Irish form of Gerard (Old German).

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


18 relations via Gerald, Gerard: Garald, Garold, Gearalt, Gearard, Geraud, Gerhold, Gerik, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld, Jerold and Jerrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Garoid, Geard, ..

(female) Geardie, Gearnis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gearoid Noe (G.N.), ..

How popular is Gearoid?

Gearoid is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Gearoid is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Garold, Gerald (#764 in recent rankings), Gerard (#1086), Gerold, Jerold and Jerrold are the popular variation forms of Gearoid (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Gearoid reached the peak of their popularity 9 decades ago (average #504) and have become much less popular since, with versions such as Jerold becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garold, Gerald, Gerard, Gerold, Jerold, Jerrold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gearoid is pronounced similarly to Garrad. Other suggested similar names are Diarmid, Farid, Gard, Gardie, Gared, Gari, Garin, Garlin, Garlind, Garmin, Garon, Garred, Garrie, Garrin, Garvie, Garvin, Garwin, Gearey, Geary, Geordi, Geordie, Georgi, Georgie, Georgio, Georgiy (see George), Germin, Gerome, Geron, Gerred, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gevaria (see Gevariah), Greagoir, Jarid and Jarrid. Like Gearoid, these names are not commonly used.

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