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What does Geryld mean?

Geryld Pronunciation of Geryld [geryld] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Geryld means "spear ruler". Geryld is an alternate form of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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


Geryld has 7 variants: Geralde, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerrald, Gerrild, Gerrold and Girauld.

27 more different relations via Gerald: Garald, Garold, Gary, Gearalt, Gearoid, Ged, Ger, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gere, Gerek, Gerhard, Gerhold, Gerik, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerry, Giraldo, Giraud, Jerald, Jerold and Jerrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Giryld, Goryld, ..


Middle name pairings:
Geryld Alister (G.A.), ..

How popular is Geryld?

Geryld is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Geryld is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Geryld (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Garold, Gary (#582 the previous year), Gerald (#764), Geraldo, Gerard (#1086), Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Jerald, Jerold and Jerrold. These forms of Geryld were popular 8 decades ago (adoption of 2.3%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.1%, down 97.8%), with versions such as Jerald becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garold, Gary, Gerald, Geraldo, Gerard in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerhard, Gerold, Gerry, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Geryld is alike in pronunciation to Jerrald. Other suggested similar names are Bernald, Bernold (see Bernal), Bertold (see Berthold), Darold, Derald, Derrold (see Darold), Deryl, Deryll, Everald, Everild, Farold, Fernald, Gard, Gared, Garrad, Garred, Garyth, Gayle, Gearard (see Gerard), Geary, Gemal, Gemali, Gemul (see Gamal), Gerall, Gerant, Gerardo, German, Germin, Gerome, Geron, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerred, Gerrey, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gerson, Gervas, Gery, Girard, Guryon, Gyrd, Harald, Harold, Herold, Herrold, Jeryl, Keld, Meryl, Sewald, Torald and Veryl. These names tend to be more commonly used than Geryld.

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