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What does Gerrard mean?

Gerrard /ger-rard/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and Gerrard means "spear ruler; spear brave". Gerrard is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German). Gerrard is also a variation of Gerard (Old English).


Gerrard has 1 variant: Girard.

Gerrard has 46 more different forms via Gerald, Gerard: Garald, Garold, Garrard, Garrat, Garratt, Garrett, Gary, Gearalt, Gearard, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerardo, Geraud, Gere, Gerek, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerik, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry, Geryld, Gherardo, Giraldo, Giraud, Girauld, Girault, Jarard, Jared, Jerald, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd, Jerold, Jerri, Jerrold, Jerrott and Jerry.

Kreatif forms: Gedrard, Genrard, Giarard. [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)

Garold, Garrett (#236 last year), Gary (#560), Gerald (#816), Geraldo, Gerard, Gerardo (#402), Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Jared (#296), Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold and Jerry (#451) are the popular varying forms of Gerrard (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Girauld are seldom used. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4817%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.2159%, down 55.2%), with forms like Gary, Gerald, Jerald, Jerold and Jerry falling out of fashion. Garrett (#236), Gerardo (#402) and Jared (#296) are three of the more chic boy names among these, with Garrett going through a revival in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Gerrard and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Garold, Garrett, Gary, Gerald, Geraldo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gerard, Gerardo, Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gerrard is pronounced similarly to Jarrard and Jerrard. Like Gerrard, these names are not frequently used.