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What does Gersham mean?

Gersham Pronunciation of Gersham [ger-sham] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Gersham means "exile". Gersham is a version of Gershom (Hebrew): biblical name from Exodus.


Gersham has 1 variant: Gershoom.

2 more alternative forms via Gershom: Gershon and Gerson.

Creative forms:
(male) Garsham, Nesham, ..

(female) Gergia, Gersia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gersham Ahmir (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gersham?

Gersham is an unusual given name for men. Gersham is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gerson (#1885 from current records) is the only popular alternative form of Gersham (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gershon, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Gersham was at its most widespread 10 years ago (usage of 0.01%) and is somewhat lower today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aberham, Abraham, Avraham, Barnham (see Barnum), Beckham, Beecham, Bertram, Denham, Earlham, Farnham, Fernham (see Farnham), Gehan, Genshian, Gerasim, Gerhard, Gerhart, German, Gervas, Gorham, Graeham, Graham, Grahame, Gram, Gresham, Grisha, Gulshan, Hisham, Isham, Markham, Pelham and Wortham. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gersham.

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