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Jerald

What does Jerald mean?

Jerald Pronunciation of Jerald [jer-ald] as a boys' name is pronounced JARE-uld. It is of English origin. Variant and surname form of Gerald.

Associated with: surname.

Variations

Jerald has 4 variants: Jeraldo, Jerold, Jerrald and Jerrold.

23 more related forms via Gerald: Garald, Garold, Gearalt, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld, Giraldo, Giraud, Girauld, Jerri and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Jebald, Jefald, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Jerald Kasey (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jerald?

Jerald is a very prominent first name for men (#499 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#72905 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jerald was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #255 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Jerry (#491 from current records), Gerald (#764), Gerard (#1086), Jerrald, Jerrold, Jerold, Gerold, Geraldo, Gerhard and Garold are the popular alternative forms of Jerald listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Jerald reached its highest 8 decades ago (average #782) and has become significantly reduced since (#1667, down 97.1%), with forms like Jerry becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerhard, Gerold, Jerold, Jerrald, Jerrold, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bernald, Derald, Everald, Fernald, Gerall, Harald, Heraldo, Herold, Jarad, Jarard, Jelal, Jemal, Jemall, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jerad, Jerae, Jerah, Jerall, Jeramy, Jeran, Jerant, Jerard, Jerardo, Jerarrd (see Gerard), Jered, Jerel, Jerell, Jeril, Jerod, Jeroll, Jerrad, Jerrall, Jerrard, Jerred, Jerrod, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jeryl, Sewald and Torald. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jerald.


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