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pinWhat does Geraint mean?

Geraint /ge-raint/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced GHER-aynt. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Geraint is "old".

From the same root as "geriatric". First appeared in Latin as the Roman name Gerontius, from Greek Gerontios, possibly influenced by the Greek word gerôn "old man". The tale of Geraint, son of Erbin of Cornwall, is told in the Mabinogi. Sir Geraint is a knight in certain Arthurian legends, and the story of Geraint and his love Enid was used by Tennyson in the "Idylls of the King".


Geraint has 3 variants: Gerant, Jeraint and Jerant.

Related boy names: Gareth and Gerasim.

Geraint has 1 feminine form: Enid.

Kreatif forms: Garaint, Genraint, Goraint. [more]

pinHow popular is Geraint?

Geraint is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Geraint is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Geraint for boys. Geraint has not been recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Geraint name in U.S.

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

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A recommended similar baby name is Grant. This name tends to be more frequently used than Geraint.