Gerald is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Gerald means “Ruler With Spear”.
Origin of the name is: “Germanic”
Gerald is a Boy name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “JER + ald”
Gerald Name Meaning:
Gerald originates in Germanic languages and means “ruler with spear”. It was the name of several saints and priests. It functions as a surname as well. As a male given name its usage has declined lately.
It is a Christian baby name.
Variations or similar name:
Jerry, Gerritt, Jaryl, Gerold, Gerrald, Jerrald, Gerry, Jerrold, Gerard, Gerrell, Jerold
Famous people with this name:
Gerald Dempsey “Buster” Posey III, professional baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants;
Gerald Earl Gillum, rapper known as G-Eazy;
Gerald Rudolph “Jerry” Ford (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.), 38th U.S. President;
Gerald Jermaine Wallace, American basketball player;
Gerald Green, American basketball player;
Gerald Lind Sensabaugh, American NFL football player;
Gerald “Gerry” Goffin, American songwriter/lyricist;
Gerald Joseph “Gerry” Mulligan, American jazz saxophonist;
Gerald Lee “Mac” McRaney, American actor;
Trevell Gerald Coleman aka G. Dep, American rapper;
Gerald Maurice Edelman, American biologist; winner of the Nobel Prize;
Floyd Gerald “Jerry” Brisco, American pro wrestler;
Gerald of Wales, archdeacon of Brecon and chronicler of his times;
Gerald Anthony Scarfe, English cartoonist and illustrator;
Gerald Norman “Jerry” Springer, British-born TV personality, attorney, and former Cincinnati mayor & news anchor;
Gerald William “Jerry” Trainor, American actor ;
Gerald A. “Jerry” Paulsen, founder of Jerry’s Enterprises, Inc.