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What does Girault mean?

Girault Pronunciation of Girault [gi-rault] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the name Girault means "spear ruler; spear brave". Girault is a variant form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Girault is also a variation of Gerard (Old German).

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


Girault has 2 variants: Gerri and Gerry.

10 more alternative forms via Gerald, Gerard: Garald, Gearalt, Gerallt, Geraud, Gerollt, Gerolt, Giraldo, Girard, Giraud and Girauld.

Creative forms:
(male) Gearault, Gilrault, ..

(female) Gira, Giraulte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Girault Dontae (G.D.), ..

How popular is Girault?

Girault is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Gerald (#764 the previous year), Gerard (#1086), Girard and Gerry are the popular related forms of Girault (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Girault was widespread in the 1930s (usage of 0.85%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.03%, 97%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerald, Gerard, Gerry, Girard in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aralt, Arnault, Galt, Geraint, Gerall, Gerant, Gilburt, Grant, Rainault, Renault, Thibault and Tybault. These names tend to be more commonly used than Girault.

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