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Girauld

What does Girauld mean?

Girauld Pronunciation of Girauld [gi-rauld] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Girauld is "spear ruler". Girauld is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German): from gār.

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

Variations

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

11 more different relations via Gerald: Garald, Garold, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gerhold, Giraldo, Giraud, Girault and Jerald.

Creative forms:
(male) Gerauld, Gerrauld, ..

(female) Gile, Giri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Girauld Yahir (G.Y.), ..

How popular is Girauld?

Girauld is an unusual first name for males. Girauld is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Garold, Gerald (#764 in recent rankings), Geraldo, Gerard (#1086), Gerold and Jerald are the popular varying forms of Girauld (not ranked). Other variants, like Gerrald, are seldom used. These forms of Girauld reached the top of their popularity 85 years ago (median #707) and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions such as Gerard becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Arnauld, Derald, Diarmuld (see Dermot), Gerall, Gilad, Girard, Harald, Renauld and Torald. Like Girauld, these names are not frequently used.

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