What does Gerhart mean?
Gerhart /ger-hart/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Gerhart's root is Old English, and Gerhart means "spear brave". Gerhart is a version of Gerard (Old English): closely related to Gerald. Compare last name Gearhart.
Gerhart has 1 variant: Gerhardt.
Gerhart has 21 more related forms via Gerard: Garrard, Garrat, Garratt, Garrett▲, Gearard, Gerardo▲, Geraud, Gerhard▼, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerry▼, Gherardo, Girard, Giraud, Girault, Jarard, Jared▲, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd and Jerrott.Kreatif forms: Gerhartth, Girhart, Gurhart. [more]
How popular is Gerhart?
Gerhart is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#7266 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Garrett (#236 the previous year), Jared (#296), Gerardo (#402), Gerard, Gerry and Gerhard are the popular alternative forms of Gerhart (not ranked). Forms like Garrard are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.514%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.3443%, down 33%), with the versions Gerhard, Gerry and Gerard becoming less in vogue. Garrett (#236), Gerardo (#402) and Jared (#296) are three of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Garrett enjoying a rekindling in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Gerhart and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)