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Name Gerhard

Origin:From Old High German words for spear and brave, hardyTools:

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About the name Gerhard in particular

Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Short forms:Geert, Gerd, Gerit, Gero, Gerrit, Gert
Topics:Asteroid 7215 Gerhard, discovered 1977
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Erhard, Gebhard, Gerard, Gérard, Gerharda, Gerharde, Gerhart, Bernard, Bernhard, Eberhard     Details
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About Gerard/Gerharde, the group of names with the same origin as Gerhard

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
Words:ger = the spear  Old High German
 harti = brave, hardy  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:6:Gerhard Austria 2015,  15:Gérard France 2011,  29:Gerardo Mexico 2008,  41:Geert Belgium 2013,  57:Gerd Germany 2005,  64:Gerard Spain 2012,  74:Garrett USA 2000,  89:Gellért Hungary 2013,  195:Gert Belgium 2013,  282:Jarrett USA 1998
Name variants:Gerharda, Gerharde, Gerit, Gerrit, Garet, Garett, Garret, Garrett, Geert, Gellért, Gerard, Gérard, Gerardo, Gerd, Gerhard, Gerhart, Gerit, Gero, Gerrit, Gert, Gherardo, Jarred, Jarrett   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Gerhard

Austria 1999 92
Austria prevalence 2015 6
Germany prevalence 2005 11
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