Gerard Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Gerard:
Derived from the Old High German Gerhart (spear strength, brave with the spear), which is composed from the elementsger (a spear) and hart (hearty, brave, strong).
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- Nicknames for Gerard
Gerry, Ged, Rard, Gee
- Meanings and history of the name Gerard
From Old High German, meaning "strong spear". Pronounced jer-ARD in English, zher-AR in French.
- Famous real-life people named Gerard
Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet and priest
Gerard Depardieu, French actor
Gerard Butler, Scottish actor
Gerard McSorley, Irish actor
Gerard Canonico (born 1989), American Broadway actor and singer
St. Gerard Majella, patron saint of pregnant women
Gerard Sokoto, South African musician
- Gerard in song, story & screen
Gerard, the name of Amy's tootbrush in "The Big Bang Theory"