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Name Gerald

Origin:From Old High German words for spear and ruleTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Gerry, Jerry
US 2015 rank:#764     ... 762:Jermaine, 763:Chad, 764:Gerald, 765:Kole, 766:Dash ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Gérald, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerard, Gérard, Gerold, Jerald, Emerald, Ewald, Farald     Details
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About Gerald/Geraldine, the group of names with the same origin as Gerald

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
Words:ger = the spear  Old High German
 waltan = to rule  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:15:Geraldo Brazil 2013,  40:Gerald England+Wales 1934,  78:Geraldine England+Wales 1954,  885:Jerald USA 1990-1999
Old/original forms:Gerwald Old High German
Name variants:Geralde, Geraldine, Géraldine, Gerald, Gérald, Geraldo, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerry, Giraldo, Jerald, Jerry   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Austria 1999 86
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 91,  1954 60,  1944 49,  1934 401924 51,  1914 70,  1904 68
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 269,  1980-1989 175,  1970-1979 104,  1960-1969 62
USA prevalence 1990 58
USA yearlyGraph2015 764,  2014 816,  2013 726,  2012 686,  2011 627,  2010 678,  2009 632,  2008 604,  2007 547,  2006 544,  2005 520,  2004 463,  2003 474,  2002 443,  2001 411,  2000 382,  1999 379,  1998 376,  1997 335,  1996 322,  1995 298,  1994 284,  1993 256
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