What does Gerrard mean?
Gerrard /ger-rard/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and Gerrard means "spear ruler; spear brave". Gerrard is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Gerrard is also a variation of Gerard (Old German).
Gerrard has 1 variant: Girard.
Gerrard has 33 more different relations via Gerald, Gerard: Garald, Garrard, Garrat, Garratt, Gearalt, Gearard, Gearoid, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerardo▲, Geraud, Gerhard▼, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerhold, Gerold▼, Gerolld, Gerrald, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry▼, Geryld, Gherardo, Giraud, Jarard, Jerald▼, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd, Jerrard and Jerrold▼.Kreatif forms: Gagerrard, Gerrardga, Guerrard. [more]
How popular is Gerrard?
Gerrard is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#14724 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gerald (#816 2 years ago), Geraldo, Gerard, Gerardo (#402), Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Jerald and Jerrold are the popular varying forms of Gerrard (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Garrard, are seldom used. These forms of Gerrard were at the peak of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4586%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.0869%, ▼81.1%). Gerald has historically been popular among parents, though Gerardo is now the preferred form, and Gerard has become less contemporary. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Gerrard and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Gerrard is pronounced similarly to Jarrard. Like Gerrard, this name is not frequently used.