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What does Giraud mean?

Giraud Pronunciation of Giraud as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Giraud is "spear ruler; spear brave". Giraud is a variant form of Gerald (Old German): from gār. Giraud is also a variant of Gerard (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), ruler (king), brave



OTHER FORMS VIA GERALD, GERARD Garald, Garold, Garrard, Gearard, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerardo, Gerhard, Gerold, Gerrald, Gerrard, Geryld, Giraldo, Girard, Girauld, Girault, Jarard, Jerald, Jerard



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How popular is Giraud?

Giraud is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#27496 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Giraud (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Garold, Gerald (#894 VIA LATEST LIST), Geraldo, Gerard (#1229), Gerardo (#562), Gerhard, Gerold, Girard and Jerald. These relations of Giraud were favored 9 decades ago (MEDIAN #943) and have become significantly less common since, with versions such as Gerald becoming less fashionable. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerhard, Gerold, Girard, Jerald in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Giraud is pronounced similarly to Jarad and Jerad. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arnaud, Burgaud (see Burchard), Claud, Drud (see Andrew), Evraud (see Everard), Gad, Garan, Gard, Gared, Garland, Garrad, Garred, Gerall, Gerant, Gerred, Gian, Giffard (see Gifford), Gilad, Giladi, Gilam, Gilead, Gilray, Girvan, Girven, Girvin, Girvon (see Girvin), Godard, Goraidh, Goran, Gorav, Grady, Graidy, Graig, Gram, Grant, Gray, Graye, Gyrd, Laud, Renaud and Thibaud. These names tend to be more frequently used than Giraud.

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