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What does Geralde mean?

Geralde Pronunciation of Geralde [ger-alde] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and Geralde means "spear ruler". Geralde is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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


Geralde has 7 variants: Gerold, Gerolld, Gerrald, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld and Girauld.

17 more related forms via Gerald: Garald, Garold, Gearalt, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gere, Gerhard, Gerhold, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrard, Giraldo, Giraud, Jerald and Jerold.

Creative forms:
(male) Garalde, Giralde, ..

(female) Gerale, Geralta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Geralde Lochlan (G.L.), ..

How popular is Geralde?

Geralde is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Geralde is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Geralde (not ranked) are Gerald (#764 a year ago), Gerard (#1086), Jerald, Jerold, Gerold, Gerhard, Garold and Geraldo. Other variants, like Gerrald, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Geralde was at its apex 85 years ago (usage of 0.89%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.03%, 97% less), with versions such as Jerold falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garold, Gerald, Geraldo, Gerard, Gerhard in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerold, Jerald, Jerold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Geralde is alike in pronunciation to Jerrald. Other recommended names are Bertolde (see Berthold), Derald, Fernande, Gale, Gearard (see Gerard), Gedalia, Gedalio (see Gedaliah), Gedalya, Gemal, Gemali, Geraint, Gerall, Gerant, Gerardo, Gerasim, Gerhardt, Germaine, Germane, Germayne (see Germain), Gerome, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerred, Gerrie, Gervaise, Gervase, Gervayse, Gherardo (see Gerard), Girard, Glade, Goraidh, Gradea (see Grady), Gradee, Gradey, Grady, Graeme, Graidey, Graidy, Grange, Graye, Heraldo, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Meade and Reade. These names tend to be more frequently used than Geralde.

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