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Gerardo

What does Gerardo mean?

Gerardo Pronunciation of Gerardo [ger-ar-do] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Gerardo means "spear brave". Gerardo is an Italian, Spanish form of Gerard (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: spear (warrior), brave.

Variations

17 related forms via Gerard: Garrard, Gearard, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerry, Gherardo, Girard, Giraud, Jarard, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd and Jerrard.

Creative forms:
(male) Gerargo, Gerarlo, ..

(female) Gerare, Gerarne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerardo Eliseo (G.E.), ..

How popular is Gerardo?

Gerardo is a very prominent first name for men (#372 out of 1220, Top 30%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#13386 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gerardo entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #206 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is at #417 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerardo name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gerard (#1086 from current records), Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerry, Girard and Jerardo are the prominent related forms of Gerardo (#417 from current records). Other forms, like Gherardo, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gerardo was well-received among parents in the 1950s (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 0.05%, 50.9%), with versions like Gerry becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerardo, Gerard, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Girard, Jerardo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abelardo, Araldo, Baiardo, Bajardo (see Bayard), Bardo, Barnardo, Bernardo, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Brando, Bucardo, Duardo, Eberado, Eberardo, Edgardo, Edoardo, Eduardo, Edwardo, Everado, Everardo, Ferdo, Fernando, Garald, Gard, Gearey, Geary, Gedalio (see Gedaliah), Gennaro, Geordi, Geraint, Gerald, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerall, Gerallt, Gerant, Gerasim, Germano, Gerold, Gerrald, Gerred, Gerrey, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gervasio, Gervaso (see Gervase), Geryld, Gevaria (see Gevariah), Gevarya (see Gevariah), Giraldo, Godard, Goraidh, Grady, Graidy, Graydon, Helado (see Heladio), Heraldo, Hernando, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Leonardo, Nardo, Perdido, Renado, Renaldo, Renardo, Reynardo and Ricardo. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gerardo.

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