Gerard
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
jə-RAHRD/JER-ərd
Meaning
Strong like a spear
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Gerard originates in Germanic languages and means "strong like a spear". Once a popular masculine given name, its usage has declined lately. The famous bearers include Gerard Depardieu, a French actor, as well as Gerard Butler, a Scottish actor.

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Gerrard, Jerard, Jerrard, Girard

Famous Gerards

Gerard Butler - actor
Gerard David - artist
Gerard Depardieu - actor
Gerard Gravel - marathon runner
Gerard King - basketball player
Gerard Miller - football player
Gerard Way - musician

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