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What does Gere mean?

Gere Pronunciation of Gere as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and Gere means "spear ruler". Gere is an alternate spelling of Gerald (Old German): from gār.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), ruler (king)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GERALD Garret, Gary, Ged, Geralde, Gerard, Geraud, Gerek, Gerik, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerrell, Gerri, Gerry, Geryld, Jerri, Jerry



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How popular is Gere?

Gere is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#26946 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Garret, Gary (#674 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Gerald (#894), Gerard (#1229), Gerold, Gerry and Jerry (#601) are the prominent related forms of Gere (NOT IN TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Geryld, are uncommon. These forms of Gere were favored by parents 8 decades ago (USAGE OF 3.4%) and are now much less common (USAGE 0.1%, 98% LESS), with versions such as Gerry becoming less stylish. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garret, Gary, Gerald, Gerard, Gerold in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Gere is alike in pronunciation to Jere and Jerre. Other recommended sound-alike names are Dore, Dre, Gabe, Gaer, Gage, Gale, Gard, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Gari, Garve, Gearey, Geary, Geert, Gefen, Geir, Gene, Geno, Geof, Georg, George, Gerome, Geron, Gerred, Gerrey, Gerrie, Gery, Gide, Gore, Goren, Greg, Grey, Gur, Guri, Gyrd, Imre, More, Petre, Tore, Tre, Vere and Ware. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gere.

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