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What does Gerrell mean?

Gerrell Pronunciation of Gerrell [ger-rell] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Gerrell is "spear ruler". Gerrell is an alternate form of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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


18 related forms via Gerald: Garret, Gearalt, Gerallt, Gere, Gerek, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerri, Gerrild, Gerrold, Gerry, Geryld and Jerrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Gerlo, Girell, ..

(female) Gerel, Gerle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerrell Carl (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gerrell?

Gerrell is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#83301 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gerald (#764 a year ago), Jerrold, Gerry, Gerold and Garret are the prominent alternative forms of Gerrell (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Gerrell was widespread 85 years ago (median #785) and has become much reduced since (#1752, 98% less usage), with versions such as Gerald becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garret, Gerald, Gerold, Gerry, Jerrold in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gerrell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gerrell is alike in pronunciation to Gerall, Gerrall, Jarell, Jarrall, Jarrel, Jarrell, Jerall, Jerel, Jerell, Jerelle, Jeriel, Jeroll, Jerrall, Jerrel, Jerrell, Jerriel, Jerrill, Jerroll, Jerryl, Jorell, Jorrel and Jorrell. Other suggested similar names are Aeriell, Bertell (see Berthold), Burrell, Darrell, Derell, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derrill, Dorrell, Durrell, Farrell, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferrill, Gardell, Gerred, Gerrey, Gorrell, Greely, Guriel, Harrell, Merrel, Merrell, Merrill, Morrell, Pernell, Sorrell, Terell, Terrall, Terrel, Terrell, Terrelle, Terrill, Terryll, Tirrell, Tyrrell, Verdell, Vernell, Verrall, Verrell, Verrill and Verroll. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerrell.

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