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Gerhart

What does Gerhart mean?

Gerhart Pronunciation of Gerhart [ger-hart] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and Gerhart means "spear brave". Gerhart is a version, with the suffix -hart, of Gerard (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: spear (warrior), brave.

Variations

Gerhart has 1 variant: Gerhardt.

Gerhart has 15 more related forms via Gerard: Garrard, Garrat, Garratt, Gearard, Geert, Gellert, Gerardo, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerry, Girard, Jerard and Jerrard.

Creative forms:
(male) Gehart, Gerharty, ..

(female) Gerharta, Gerharty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerhart Eleazar (G.E.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gerardo (#417 the previous year), Gerard (#1086), Girard, Gerry, Gerhard and Gerhardt are the popular alternative forms of Gerhart (not ranked). Other forms, like Gellert, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gerhart was at its highest 65 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly diminished since, with versions such as Gerry going out of style. Below is a graphed study of the history of the boy name Gerhart and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alhart, Burkhart, Erhart, Everhart, Garnar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Gearalt, Geary, Gehan, Gennaro, Geraint, Gerald, Gerall, Gerallt, Gerant, Gerhold, Gerlach, Germain, German, Germane, Germano, Germayn (see Germain), Gerollt (see Gerald), Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrit, Gerritt, Gersham, Gervais, Gervas, Gervase, Gervaso (see Gervase), Gerwazy (see Gervase), Godart, Goddart, Godhardt (see Goddard), Godhart, Gorham, Gothart, Gotthart (see Goddard), Grant, Guerrant, Herbert, Lennart, Reinart, Reinhart and Richart. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerhart.

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