What does Gerrard mean?
Gerrard \ge-rra-rd\ as a boys' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and Gerrard means "spear ruler; spear brave". Gerrard is a variation 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▼.
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 (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. 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)