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What does Gellert mean?

Gellert Pronunciation of Gellert [gellert] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Gellert is "spear brave". Gellert is a Hungarian form of Gerard (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: spear (warrior), brave.


2 different relations via Gerard: Geert and Gerhart.

Creative forms:
(male) Gelert, Gilert, ..


Middle name pairings:
Gellert Gael (G.G.), ..

How popular is Gellert?

Gellert is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#35860 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Gellert (not ranked) is Gerard (#1086 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Gerhart, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Gellert reached its highest 65 years ago (#193) and has become significantly less since (#1086, 86.6% less usage), with Gerard going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerard in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelbert, Ailbert (see Albert), Albert, Allart, Alvert, Calbert, Calvert, Colbert, Colvert, Culbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Dilbert, Eilert, Elbert, Filbert, Fulbert, Gaelle, Gallard, Galtero (see Gauthier), Gayler, Gelett, Gelette (see Gillett), Gellion, Gilbert, Gilberto, Gilburt, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillermo, Gilles, Gillett, Gillette, Gilley, Gilmer, Giselbert, Guilbert, Halbert, Heller, Herbert, Hulbert, Keller, Seabert, Sebert, Seibert, Sellers, Talbert, Wilbert and Wolfert. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gellert.

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