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What does Gerik mean?

Gerik Pronunciation of Gerik [gerik] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Gerik is "spear ruler". Gerik is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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

Variations

Gerik has 1 variant: Gerek.

15 more relations via Gerald: Gary, Gearoid, Ged, Ger, Gerard, Geraud, Gere, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerry, Geryld, Jerri and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Garik, Girik, ..

(female) Geli, Gevie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerik Israel (G.I.), ..

How popular is Gerik?

Gerik is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#55237 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Gerik (not ranked) are Jerry (#491 in recent rankings), Gary (#582), Gerald (#764), Gerard (#1086), Gerold and Gerry. These forms of Gerik were popular as baby names 8 decades ago (average #239) and have become much less widespread since (#1153, 98%), with versions such as Gerry becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gerik is alike in pronunciation to Jarek, Jerack, Jereck, Jerek, Jeric, Jerick, Jerric, Jerrick, Jerrik, Jerriq, Jurek and Jurik. Other suggested similar names are Arik, Brik, Cedrik, Derik, Derrik, Edrik, Eirik, Erik, Garek, Gari, Garin, Geir, Genio, Germin, Geron, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gery, Gorin, Guri, Henrik, Herrik (see Herrick), Kenrik, Marik, Merrik, Rorik, Rurik, Sedrik, Tarik, Ulrik, Yorik, Yurik and Zelik. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerik.

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