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.
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▼.Creative forms:
(male) Garard, Merard, ..
(female) Gergar, Gerland, .. Middle name pairings:
Gerrard Jude (G.J.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Gerald (#764 last year), Geraldo, Gerard (#1086), Gerardo (#417), Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerold, Gerry, Girard, Jerald, Jerardo and Jerrold are the popular varying forms of Gerrard (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jerard, are seldom used. These forms of Gerrard were at the peak of their popularity 9 decades ago (adoption of 0.9%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.1%, ▼92.8%), with forms like Gerry becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Gerrard is pronounced similarly to Jarrard. Other recommended names are Barnard, Bearnard, Bernard▼, Bernhard, Burgard, Burnard, Derward, Durward▼, Eberhard, Erhard, Everard, Evrard, Ferrand, Ferrar, Ferrars, Gallard, Gard, Gardnard (see Gardner), Garland▼, Garnar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Garrad, Garran, Garred, Gaspard, Geary, Gennaro, Georas, Gerall, Gerant, Gerlach, Germain, German, Germane, Germano, Germayn (see Germain), Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerred, Gerrey, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gerritt, Gerrity, Gervais, Gervas, Gervase, Gervaso (see Gervase), Gerwazy (see Gervase), Giffard (see Gifford), Glennard, Godard, Goddard, Guerrant, Harvard, Hereward, Jerrad, Jerrald, Kennard, Kenward, Lenard▼, Lennard, Leonard▼, Menard, Norward, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Seward, Sherard, Sherrard, Sherrerd and Vernard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerrard.See names in meaning and etymology.