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What does Geert mean?

Geert Pronunciation of Geert as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Geert means "spear brave". Geert is a German, Dutch form of Gerard (Old German): from gār.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), brave


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GERARD Garrat, Garret, Ged, Gellert, Ger, Gerhart, Gerri, Gerry, Jerry

(male) Gerrt, ..

(female) Geeda, ..

Geert Anders (G.A.), ..

How popular is Geert?

Geert is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Geert is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Garret, Gerard (#1229 FROM RECENT DATA), Gerry and Jerry (#601) are the prominent related forms of Geert (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Ged, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Geert was at its most widespread 8 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.2%) and is now significantly diminished (ADOPTION 0.03%, 97.2% LESS), with forms like Jerry becoming less trendy. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garret, Gerard, Gerry, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abert, Bert, Ebert, Evert, Ewert, Gaer, Geary, Geir, Gelett, Georg, Gere, Gerrit, Gery, Greer, Obert and Sebert. These names tend to be more frequently used than Geert.

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