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What does Giraldo mean?

Giraldo Pronunciation of Giraldo [gi-ral-do] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Giraldo means "spear ruler". Giraldo is an Italian form of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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


Giraldo has 1 variant: Geraldo.

13 more relations via Gerald: Garald, Garold, Geralde, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gerold, Gerrald, Geryld, Giraud, Girauld, Girault and Jerald.

Creative forms:
(male) Garaldo, Girallo, ..

(female) Giralla, Giralta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Giraldo Royal (G.R.), ..

How popular is Giraldo?

Giraldo is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#6513 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Giraldo (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Garold, Gerald (#764 from current records), Geraldo, Gerard (#1086), Gerold and Jerald. Other forms, like Geraud, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Giraldo was more pronounced among parents during the years 1930-1939 (median #707) and has become significantly diminished since (#1641, down 97%), with versions such as Gerard becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Giraldo is pronounced similarly to Jeraldo. Other recommended names are Araldo, Arnaldo, Aroldo, Brando, Evaldo (see Everild), Gallo, Galo, Gedalio (see Gedaliah), Gerall, Gerardo, Gherardo (see Gerard), Gilad, Giladi, Gildo, Girard, Giulio, Goraidh, Grady, Graidy, Graydon, Grimaldi, Grimaldo, Haroldo, Heraldo, Jerardo, Naldo, Osvaldo, Oswaldo, Reinaldo, Renaldo, Ricardo, Rinaldo, Ronaldo and Waldo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giraldo.

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