Gerald

Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #716 in 2013 and #816 in 2014.

Famous People

Gerald Ford (Politician), Gerald Green (Writer), Gerald McRaney (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Gerald Levert (Singer), Gerald Wallace (Basketball Player), Gerald McCullouch (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Gerald Alston (Singer), Gerald Mohr (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Old French, ultimately from Germanic gēr ‎(“spear”) + wald ‎(“ruler”).

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-) brought to England by Normans. It survived in Ireland, and was revived in the 19th century.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-), related to English Gerald.