What does Gerald mean?
Gerald▼ has 33 variants: Garald, Garold, Gary▼, Gearalt, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerard▼, Geraud, Gere, Gerek, Gerhard▼, Gerik, Gerold▼, Gerolld, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry▼, Geryld, Giraldo, Giraud, Girauld, Girault, Jerald▼, Jerold▼, Jerri, Jerrold▼ and Jerry▼.
Gerald▼ has 22 more different forms via Garrad, Garrett, Jarrett, Jarrod: Gared, Garett▼, Garrat, Garratt, Garred, Garritt, Garrot, Garrott, Gerred, Jared▲, Jarett▼, Jarrad, Jarred▼, Jarret, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jarryd, Jerett, Jerrett, Jerrod▼, Jerrot and Jerrott.
Gerald has 1 feminine form: Geraldine.Kreatif forms: Georrald, Gorald. [more]
How popular is Gerald?
Gerald is a very prominent first name for men (#58 out of 1220, Top 5%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#6281 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Gerald for boys. Gerald reached its top position of #21 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is currently at #816. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Garrett (#236 a year ago), Jared (#296), Jerry (#451), Gary (#560), Jarrod, Jarrett, Jarret, Jerald, Jerrod, Jerrold, Jarrell, Jerrell, Jerold, Jarett, Gerard, Geraldo, Garett, Garret, Gerhard, Gerold, Garold, Darold, Gerry and Jarred are the popular alternative forms of Gerald (#816 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.3391%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.1056%, down 68.8%), with versions like Gerald, Gary, Jarrett, Jerry and Gerhard becoming somewhat dated. Garrett (#236) and Jared (#296) are two of the more chic baby names among these, with Garrett going through a revival in usage. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Gerald and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)