What does Gerhardt mean?
Gerhardt [ger-hardt] as a name for boys is of Old English and Old German derivation, and the name Gerhardt means "spear-hard; spear-brave; spear brave". Gerhardt is an alternate form of Garrard (Old English). Gerhardt is also a German, Dutch form of Gerard (Old German): from gār.
Gerhardt has 1 variant: Gerhart.Creative forms:
(female) Middle name pairings:
Gerhardt Renzo (G.R.), ..
How popular is Gerhardt?
Gerhardt is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#6358 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gerhardt entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #1144 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Gerard (#1086 from recent data), Gerardo (#417), Gerhard, Girard and Jerardo are the popular related forms of Gerhardt. Usage of these forms of Gerhardt was at its most widespread in 2000 (usage of 0.1%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.05%, down 50%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Bernard▼, Bernardo, Bernhard, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Derward, Eberhard, Eberhardt, Eckhardt, Einhardt, Erhard, Erhardt, Erhart, Everhardt, Everhart, Geraint, Gerald▼, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerant, Gerhold, Gerrald, Gerrit, Godhardt (see Goddard), Godhart, Gothart, Gotthardt, Meinhardt, Reinhardt and Vernard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerhardt.See names in meaning and etymology.