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What does Gerek mean?

Gerek Pronunciation of Gerek [gerek] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of Gerek is "spear ruler". Gerek is a version of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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


Gerek has 1 variant: Gerik.

15 more related forms via Gerald: Garret, Gary, Ged, Ger, Gerard, Geraud, Gere, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerry, Geryld, Jerri and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Girek, Giurek, ..

(female) Gede, Gereki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerek Memphis (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gerek?

Gerek is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#97384 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Gerek (not ranked) are Garret, Gary (#582 in recent rankings), Gerald (#764), Gerard (#1086), Gerold, Gerry and Jerry (#491). Usage of these forms of Gerek was at its peak during 1940-1949 (usage of 3.4%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.1%, 97.6%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerry, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gerek is alike in pronunciation to Jarek, Jerack, Jereck, Jerek, Jeric, Jerick, Jerrik, Jurek and Jurik. Other suggested similar names are Arek, Barek, Darek, Derek, Derrek, Erek, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gearey, Gefen, Gene, Geron, Gerred, Gerrey, Gery, Gore, Goren, Greg, Grey, Jedrek, Marek, Mirek, Rurek, Tarek and Zarek. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerek.

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