Gerrard - boys name

Gerrard name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 48%

Gerrard name meaning:

The name Gerrard is of English origin and is derived from the Germanic name "Gerhard," which consists of the elements "ger," meaning "spear," and "hard," meaning "brave" or "hardy." Therefore, the meaning of the name Gerrard can be interpreted as "brave with a spear" or "hardy warrior."

People with the name Gerrard are often seen as courageous individuals who possess great strength and determination. They are known for their ability to face challenges head-on and make tough decisions. Gerrards are natural leaders who have a strong sense of responsibility and are willing to take risks to achieve their goals. They have a competitive spirit and thrive in situations where they can demonstrate their skills and abilities.

In addition to its meaning, the name Gerrard is also associated with the famous footballer Steven Gerrard, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders in the history of the sport. This association adds a sense of athleticism and passion to the name Gerrard, further highlighting its powerful and dynamic nature.

Origin: English

Hard or bold spear. This name was introduced to England from Germany during the Norman Conquest. Famous bearer: British poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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Overall UK ranking: 2493 out of 4789

8 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Gerrard

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