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What does Ger mean?

Ger Pronunciation of Ger [ger] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Ger is "spear ruler; spear brave". Ger is an alternate form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Ger is also a variation of Gerard (Old German).

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


Ger has 1 variant: Gere.

13 more relations via Gerald, Gerard: Gary, Ged, Geert, Geraud, Gerek, Gerik, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerri, Gerry, Geryld, Jerri and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Graer, Grar, ..

(female) Gera, Gerra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ger Jan (G.J.), ..

How popular is Ger?

Ger is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#82691 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jerry (#491 the previous year), Gary (#582), Gerald (#764), Gerard (#1086), Gerold and Gerry are the popular varying forms of Ger (unlisted). Usage of these relations of Ger was widespread among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 3.36%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.08%, 98%), with forms like Jerry becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gary, Gerald, Gerard, Gerold, Gerry, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ger is alike in pronunciation to Jair, Jere and Jerre. Other recommended names are Gaer, Geir, Gery, Gur, Ker, Ner and Per. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ger.

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