Infographic of Gerard name meaning, which is “The tough spearman,” from the Germanic ger (spear) and hart (hard, tough).
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Gerard Name Popularity

How popular is the name Gerard? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 310 31 0.0088%
1911 252 66 0.0177%
1912 271 127 0.0252%
1913 265 170 0.03%
1914 288 195 0.028%
1915 267 299 0.0329%
1916 265 319 0.033%
1917 250 372 0.0372%
1918 249 419 0.039%
1919 262 386 0.0369%
1920 274 373 0.0335%
1921 246 493 0.0431%
1922 239 514 0.0461%
1923 236 526 0.047%
1924 245 515 0.0443%
1925 234 523 0.0463%
1926 228 562 0.0511%
1927 210 610 0.0551%
1928 223 559 0.0522%
1929 228 522 0.0504%
1930 216 576 0.0551%
1931 223 523 0.053%
1932 221 513 0.0519%
1933 211 510 0.0547%
1934 220 516 0.0534%
1935 224 495 0.0509%
1936 237 447 0.0464%
1937 238 451 0.0458%
1938 225 496 0.0485%
1939 228 487 0.0479%
1940 222 529 0.0498%
1941 200 662 0.0588%
1942 194 789 0.0625%
1943 206 731 0.056%
1944 207 673 0.0543%
1945 211 639 0.0524%
1946 198 841 0.057%
1947 203 943 0.0565%
1948 206 917 0.0574%
1949 200 991 0.0616%
1950 191 1,120 0.0696%
1951 185 1,270 0.0749%
1952 184 1,305 0.0748%
1953 188 1,319 0.0745%
1954 179 1,469 0.0804%
1955 181 1,470 0.0799%
1956 180 1,580 0.0837%
1957 190 1,478 0.0768%
1958 193 1,428 0.0756%
1959 205 1,354 0.0713%
1960 205 1,356 0.0716%
1961 215 1,283 0.068%
1962 230 1,090 0.0594%
1963 230 1,033 0.0575%
1964 240 986 0.056%
1965 260 773 0.0473%
1966 258 754 0.0483%
1967 284 605 0.0399%
1968 317 534 0.0356%
1969 334 502 0.0326%
1970 347 503 0.0316%
1971 356 470 0.0313%
1972 406 336 0.0247%
1973 408 322 0.0248%
1974 405 322 0.0248%
1975 395 344 0.0268%
1976 402 326 0.0253%
1977 425 304 0.0226%
1978 428 297 0.0221%
1979 444 289 0.0205%
1980 455 298 0.0204%
1981 471 269 0.0183%
1982 447 318 0.0213%
1983 483 257 0.0174%
1984 466 281 0.0189%
1985 474 285 0.0188%
1986 481 287 0.019%
1987 493 278 0.0182%
1988 515 271 0.0174%
1989 532 281 0.0174%
1990 545 293 0.0177%
1991 580 263 0.0161%
1992 634 215 0.0135%
1993 650 204 0.0131%
1994 655 204 0.0133%
1995 702 178 0.0118%
1996 766 144 0.0096%
1997 757 149 0.0101%
1998 820 132 0.0088%
1999 826 136 0.0091%
2000 793 157 0.0103%
2001 950 113 0.0075%
2002 939 120 0.008%
2003 1,053 96 0.0063%
2004 1,140 84 0.0055%
2005 1,231 75 0.0049%
2006 1,281 73 0.0047%
2007 1,481 52 0.0033%
2008 1,197 92 0.006%
2009 1,217 87 0.0058%
2010 1,100 111 0.0077%
2011 1,007 131 0.0092%
2012 1,038 121 0.0085%
2013 1,007 130 0.0091%
2014 989 144 0.0099%
2015 1,083 113 0.0078%
2016 1,103 108 0.0075%
2017 1,117 101 0.0072%
2018 1,148 94 0.0068%
2019 1,287 71 0.0052%

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Names Like Gerard

If you like Gerard, you’ll love these other names like Gerard.


What names are diminutives of Gerard?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Gerard sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Gerard, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gerry

A diminutive form of Gerard.

English


What names are variants of Gerard?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Gerard.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Garrard

Spear-hard; spear-brave

English

Garrat

Spear brave

English

Garratt

Spear brave

English

Garrett

Spear rule

English

Gearard

Spear brave

English

Gerardo

Spear brave

English

Geraud

Spear ruler; spear brave

German

Gerhard

Spear-hard; spear-brave; spear ruler; spear brave

German

Gerhardt

Spear-hard; spear-brave; spear brave

English

Gerhart

Spear brave

English

Gerrard

Spear ruler; spear brave

German

Gerri

Spear ruler; spear brave

German

Gerry

A diminutive form of Gerard.

English

Gherardo

Spear brave

English

Girard

Spear brave

English

Giraud

Spear ruler; spear brave

German

Girault

Spear ruler; spear brave

German

Jarard

Spear brave

English

Jared

Descent

Hebrew

Jerard

French

Jerardo

Spear brave

French

Jerarrd

Spear brave

English

Jerrott

Spear brave; down-flowing

Hebrew


What names sound like Gerard?

If you like how Gerard sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Gerard.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jarrard

Descending

Hebrew

Jerrard

French


Lists With Gerard

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Gerard.


Siblings of Gerard

Mamas with kids named Gerard also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Wyatt

Brave in battle

English

Lane

Pathway

English

Gene

Well-born, noble

Greek

1 Comment

  1. Gerard is a middle name to Lane and it comes from my husbands dad!


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