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What does Gerhold mean?

Gerhold Pronunciation of Gerhold as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Gerhold is "spear ruler". Gerhold is a German form of Gerald (Old German): from gār.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), ruler (king)


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GERALD Garald, Garold, Gearoid, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerard, Geraud, Gerhard, Gerold, Gerolld, Gerollt, Gerolt, Gerrald, Gerrard, Gerrell, Gerrild, Gerrold, Geryld, Girauld, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold



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How popular is Gerhold?

Gerhold is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#32417 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Gerhold (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Garold, Gerald (#894 LAST YEAR), Geraldo, Gerard (#1229), Gerhard, Gerold, Jerald, Jerold and Jerrold. Other variants, like Girauld, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Gerhold was well-received 88 years ago (MEDIAN #719) and has become significantly diminished since (#1791, 98% LESS USAGE). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerold, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arnold, Barthold, Bernald, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernhold, Bernold (see Bernal), Berthold, Bertold (see Berthold), Darold, Darrold (see Darold), Derald, Derrold (see Darold), Everhild, Farold, Fernald, Gerall, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Gerome, Geron, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerred, Gershom, Gershon, Gershoom (see Gershom), Gerson, Harold, Herold, Herrold, Jerrald, Leopold, Leupold, Reinhold, Reinold and Reynold. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerhold.

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