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.
Origin: From Old French, ultimately from Germanic gēr (“spear”) + wald (“ruler”).
-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-) brought to England by Normans. It survived in Ireland, and was revived in the 19th century.
-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-), related to English Gerald.