Gereon - Meaning of Gereon

What does Gereon mean?

[ syll. ge-reo(n), ger-e-on ] The baby boy name Gereon is pronounced as JHEHRiyAHN †. Gereon is largely used in German and its origin is Old Greek. A biblical name, it is derived from the element 'geron' with the meaning old man. The name was borne by the early 4th century martyr Saint Gereon. The name is used primarily in Cologne, Germany.

See also the related categories, martyr (death), man (humanity), biblical, greek, and german.

Gereon is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Gereon include Jaikrishna, Jairon, Jeramee, Jeremee, Jeremi, Jeremieh, Jeremy, Jeremye, Jeromo, Jorian, Jayakrishna, Gerasimo, Geron, Gerson, Gerzson, Jaaron, Jarrom, Jarron, Jerem, and Jereme.

† approx English pronunciation for Gereon: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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