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Gerri (boy)

What does Gerri mean?

Gerri Pronunciation of Gerri [ger-ri] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gerri) is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Gerri is "spear ruler; spear brave". Gerri is an alternate form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Gerri is also a derivative of Gerard (Old German).

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


Gerri has 2 variants: Gerry and Girault.

27 more related forms via Gerald, Gerard: Garrat, Garret, Gary, Gearard, Gearoid, Ged, Geert, Ger, Gerardo, Geraud, Gere, Gerek, Gerhard, Gerhart, Gerik, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld, Girard, Jerard, Jerri and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Garri, Giuri, ..

(female) Gerdi, Gerli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerri Eitan (G.E.), ..

How popular is Gerri?

Gerri is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Gerri is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Garret, Gary (#582 a year ago), Gerald (#764), Gerard (#1086), Gerardo (#417), Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Girard and Jerry (#491) are the popular varying forms of Gerri (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Gearoid, are seldom used. These forms of Gerri were at the peak of their popularity in the 1940s (average #718) and are now significantly less widespread (#1334, 96.4% less usage), with forms such as Jerry becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garret, Gary, Gerald, Gerard, Gerardo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Girard, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gerri is alike in pronunciation to Gerrey, Gerrie, Gery, Jerae, Jerah, Jerrah, Jerrey, Jerrie, Jiri, Joeri, Jori, Jorry and Juri. Other recommended names are Arri, Ceri, Deri, Feri, Gari, Garrie, Garrin, Garry, Geary, Geir, Geordi, Georg, Georgi, Germin, Geron, Gerred, Gerrit, Gerritt, Gerrity, Gorrin, Guri, Gyuri, Harri, Henri, Meiri and Terri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerri.

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