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What does Jerad mean?

Jerad Pronunciation of Jerad [jer-ad] as a boys' name is of Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of the name Jerad is "descending". Jerad is an alternate form of Jared (Hebrew): related to Jordan. Jerad is also a variation of Jerrod (English): transcription of Garrett.


Jerad has 9 variants: Jarid, Jarod, Jarrad, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd, Jerod, Jerrad and Jerryd.

13 more related forms via Jared, Jerrod, Jordan: Jarad, Jarrard, Jarred, Jered, Jerred, Jerrot, Jordao, Jordi, Jordy, Jori, Jory, Jud and Judd.

Creative forms:
(male) Jead, Jerja, ..

(female) Jerada, Jerade, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jerad Jensen (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jerad?

Jerad is a rare first name for men. Jerad is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jerad was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #650 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerad name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jarad, Jared (#340 via latest list), Jarid, Jarod, Jarrad, Jarred, Jarrid, Jarrod (#1952), Jaryd, Jered, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jordan (#60), Jordi (#1175), Jordy (#874), Jory and Judd (#1498) are the popular related forms of Jerad. Other variants, like Jarrard, are seldom used. These relations of Jerad were favored by parents 17 years ago (adoption of 1.31%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.41%, 68%), with forms like Jerod becoming less fashionable. Jordan has been the most prominent, though Jordy has become trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jerad, Jarad, Jared, Jarid, Jarod in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrad, Jarred, Jarrid, Jarrod, Jaryd in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jered, Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerrod in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jordi, Jordy, Jory, Judd in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarrod, Jordan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jerad is alike in pronunciation to Geraud, Giraud and Jarryd. Other recommended names are Brad, Elrad, Herlad, Jarah, Jaran, Jarard, Jaray, Jean, Jed, Jedd, Jehan, Jeladi, Jelal, Jemal, Jemar, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jerae, Jerah, Jerald, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Jerall, Jeramy, Jeran, Jerant, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd (see Gerard), Jere, Jerek, Jerel, Jeren, Jeriah, Jeric, Jeril, Jerk, Jerman, Jerold, Jeron, Jerrah, Jerrald, Jerrard, Jerre, Jerri, Jerry, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jevan, Joram, Joran, Mead, Medad and Read. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jerad.