What does Giraud mean?
Giraud [gi-raud] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Giraud is "spear ruler; spear brave". Giraud is a variant form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Giraud is also a variant of Gerard (Old German).
Giraud has 1 variant: Geraud.
19 more different relations via Gerald, Gerard: Garald, Garold, Garrard, Gearard, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerardo, Gerhard, Gerold, Gerrald, Gerrard, Geryld, Giraldo, Girard, Girauld, Girault, Jarard, Jerald▼ and Jerard.Creative forms:
(male) Garaud, ..
(female) Giraudi, .. Middle name pairings:
Giraud Kadence (G.K.), ..
How popular is Giraud?
Giraud is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#27496 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Giraud (outside Top 2000) are Garold, Gerald (#764 via latest list), Geraldo, Gerard (#1086), Gerardo (#417), Gerhard, Gerold, Girard and Jerald. These relations of Giraud were favored 9 decades ago (median #943) and have become significantly less common since (#1585, ▼92.7%), with versions such as Gerald becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Giraud is pronounced similarly to Jarad and Jerad▼. Other suggested similar names are Arnaud, Burgaud (see Burchard), Claud▼, Drud (see Andrew), Evraud (see Everard), Gad, Garan, Gard, Gared, Garland▼, Garrad, Garred, Gerall, Gerant, Gerred, Gian, Giffard (see Gifford), Gilad, Giladi, Gilam, Gilead, Gilray, Girvan, Girven, Girvin, Girvon (see Girvin), Godard, Goraidh, Goran, Gorav, Grady▲, Graidy, Graig, Gram, Grant, Gray, Graye, Gyrd, Laud, Renaud and Thibaud. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giraud.See names in meaning and etymology.