What does Gerrit mean?
Gerrit [ger-rit] as a name for boys. Gerrit means "spear ruler". Gerrit is an alternate spelling of Garret (Irish, Gaelic): surname derived from Gerald and Gerard. Gerrit is also a variation of Gerritt (Danish, Old German).
(male) Gerit, Gurrit, ..
(female) Gerriti, .. Middle name pairings:
Gerrit Landan (G.L.), ..
How popular is Gerrit?
Gerrit is an uncommon given name for males. Gerrit is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Gerrit reached its apex position of #1083 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Garett, Garret, Garrett (#273 a year ago), Garry and Jarret are the popular varying forms of Gerrit rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gerrity, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Gerrit was well-received among parents in 2000 (adoption of 0.35%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.07%, ▼79.8%), with forms like Garret becoming less stylish.
Gerrit is alike in pronunciation to Jerett, Jerrett, Jerrot and Jerrott. Other recommended names are Aerric, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrin, Ferrin, Ferris, Gardie, Garith, Garrad, Garrat, Garratt, Garred, Garrie, Garrin, Gearoid, Geert, Geordi, Geordie, Geraint, Gerant, Geraud (see Gerald), Gerik, Germin, Gerolt, Gerred, Gerrey, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrild (see Gerald), Gerry▼, Gordie, Gorrin, Herrik (see Herrick), Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerriq, Kermit▼, Kerrie, Merit, Merrik, Merril, Merritt▼, Perrie, Perrin, Terri, Terrie, Terrin and Terris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerrit.See names in meaning and etymology.