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Gerald (Given name)

Gerald is a name for boys. The name is a form of Gerolt and originates from German. On our website 8 people with the name Gerald rated their name with 3.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem pretty satisfied. Sometimes people write the name wrong. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Gerald is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 459. Nicknames for Gerald are Gerry, Ged and Gel.
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Meaning of Gerald

The meaning of Gerald is: "ruler with the iron spear".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Gerald are: Gerald Wordehoff, Clarence, Eugene, Dennis, Nivard. Suitable names for a sister of Gerald are: Symphorosa, Gerald Wordehoff, Kathleen, Elizabeth, Carolyn. View more suitable names.


Gerald occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 6 letters248 namesBoy names beginning with G116 namesBoy names ending in D138 namesDifficult to pronounce boy names in English100 namesPopular English boy names250 names

Popularity Gerald per year

Popularity of Gerald in the U.S.A.



Gerald 56 years old   29-11-2012
not used enough these days
Gerald 51 years old   3-04-2013
My father is the reason for my name. His being Gerald. I am known though as Jerry.
Gerald 67 years old   27-02-2014
I loathe this name, and never use it,

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