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Gerald meaning, origin, history

Name: Gerald No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English German Old High German
How to pronounce Gerald géra-ld What does my name mean?
Meanings: Rule Of The Spear Mighty with a Spear Spear Warrior Ruler of the Spear In addition to the form of Gerwald (meaning composition of "spear" and "rule"). Particularly widespread in the English-speaking world. Namesakes: Gerald Ford, US president.

Gerald was ranked 635 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 3.05% from its previous ranking of 655 in 2014. Gerald was ranked 852 in 1993 US female names list and elevated by 0.70% from its previous ranking of 858 in 1992.

Full form of Gerald : Gentle Easygoing Realistic Active Light-Hearted Daydreamer

Gerald is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2248 in 2014. Only 262 people have Gerald as their first name. Gerald is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Gerald is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1909 and ranked 635 (0.007824% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 449028 people wear Gerald as their first name. Gerald is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 635 (0.007824% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 449028 people have Gerald as their first name. Gerald is not a native United States and Gerald may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.125608% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Gerald
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
190990301
191187462
191286929
1913831142
1914811468
1915772085
1916762261
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Expression number of Gerald is 11.

Gerald have high energy levels, just like a child. Gerald are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Gerald are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Gerald Darald, Derald, Derrald, Emerald, Esmerald, Fitzgerald, Fritzgerald, Garald, Gearald, Gerald, Gerrald, Gérald, Harald, Herald, Horald, Jerald, Jerrald, Lerald, Merald, SheraldFamous people named Gerald
Geraldine LiBrandi in Astoria as Actress
Geraldine McAlinden in Portrait of a Zombie as Actress
Géraldine Mangenot in De rouille et d'os as Editorial Department
Geraldine Dvorak in Nothing Ever Happens as Actress
Geraldine Barr in Happy Birthday as Writer
Géraldine Feraud-Miniconi in Les profs 2 as Miscellaneous Crew
Géraldine Maillet in After as Writer
Geraldine Farnum in Angel and the Badman as Actress
Helen FitzGerald in Clockwatchers as Actress
Edith Fitzgerald in The Wedding Night as Writer
Gerald Ford, actor
Gerald Fried, composer
Gerald Massimei, producer,director,writer
Gerald W. Abrams, producer,actor
Gerald Drayson Adams, writer
Gerald L. Adler, producer
Gérald de Palmas is a French singer.
Gerald Ford, actor
Gerald Fried, composer
Gerald Massimei, producer,director,writer
Gerald W. Abrams, producer,actor
Gerald Drayson Adams, writer
Gerald L. Adler, producer
Names like Gerald Ger, Gera, Gerad, Geradette, Geradine, Gerado, Geraine, Geraint, Geral, Gerald, Geralda, Geraldean, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldi, Geraldin, Geraldina, Geraldine, Geraldinne, Geraldo
Gerald Namesakes Comments :Gerald is the name of male origin Germanic . It derives from a word composed of elements: germanium 'spear' and -wald / -walt, 'rule, rule', meaning wielding spears , wielding a spear . In the name of Poland confirmed in Gerald, Gierołt (1393) and as a cue heraldic. Famous people with this name: Geraldo Majella Agnelo - Cardinal, Gerald Asamoah - German footballer, Gerald Dempsey Posey (b. 1987) - American baseball player. Gerald is the variant of the proper name of person Giraldo. - Verline Vassallo
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Other variants of Gerald :Gerold Gerolt Gérald Géraud Gearalt Gearóid Giraldo Geraldo Gerallt  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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