Geraldine
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
JER-əl-deen
Meaning
Ruler with spear
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Geraldine originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler with spear". It is a feminine form of Gerald. The famous bearer of this name is Geraldine Chaplin, English-American actress and the daughter of Charlie Chaplin. It is also the name of several places in the United States. As a feminine given name its usage has declined lately.

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Also Spelled Like...

Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldina, Geraldyna, Geraldyne, Gerry, Jeraldeen, Jeraldene, Jeraldine, Jerry, Jerilyn, Jerica

Famous Geraldines

Geraldine Brooks - actress
Geraldine Chaplin - actress
Geraldine Page - actress
Geraldine Glodek - writer
Geraldine Ferraro - First female vice-presidential candidate
Geraldine Mitton - published author
Geraldine Aron - writer
Geraldine Bonner - writer
Geraldine Byrne - writer
Geraldine Fitzgerald - actress
Geraldine Monk - poet

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