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What does Gershon mean?

Gershon Pronunciation of Gershon as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the name Gershon means "exile". Gershon is an alternate form of Gershom (Hebrew): biblical name from Exodus.



RELATIONS VIA GERSHOM Gersham, Gershoom, Gerson



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How popular is Gershon?

Gershon is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#24115 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Gerson (#1522 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is the only prominent variation form of Gershon (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Gershon was well-received among parents in 2005 (#1137) and is almost as widespread today (#1522, 13.9%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gershon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aeron, Aeson, Benson, Bensson, Berton, Carson, Carston, Deron, Derron, Dervon, Deshon, Deston, Emerson, Ferron, Garion, Garmon, Garon, Garron, Garson, Garton, Gascon, Gaston, Gehan, Gellion, Genshian, Gerhold, Germain, German, Germayn (see Germain), Germin, Geron, Gethin, Gibson, Gilson, Girvon (see Girvin), Gordon, Gorton, Greyson, Gryphon, Gulshan, Gurion, Guryon, Hermon, Herndon, Hewson, Jenson, Jensson, Jeron, Jerron, Jeston, Karson, Larson, Larsson, Leron, Marsdon, Marshon, Marston, Merton, Nelson, Orson, Parson, Pearson, Pearsson, Person, Pierson, Piersson, Rishon, Teron, Terron, Torston, Urson, Verdon, Verlon, Vernon and Weston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gershon.

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