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Gerhard - Meaning of Gerhard

What does Gerhard mean?

Meaning of the name GerhardKaiGarrettGerardoJerryGaryGeraldGerardGarettGeroldGerryGerritGerdJarrettGerhartGeraldoJeraldGeritJerelHardyGeroGarretGert

[ 2 syll. ger-har(d), ge-rha-rd ] The baby boy name Gerhard is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is K-EHR-HHaaRT (Dutch) or GEHR-HHaaRT (German) †. Gerhard is used predominantly in the English, German, and Scandinavian languages, and it is derived from Germanic origins.

Gerhard is a variant (English, German, and Scandinavian) of the name Gerald (English and German).

Gerhard is also a variant (German and Scandinavian) of the name Gerard (English, French, and Dutch).


Forms of Gerhard include the short forms Gerd (German), Gerit (Frisian), Gero (German), Gerrit (Frisian), and Gert (German), the pet form Kai (Frisian), and the variant spelling Gerhart (German and Scandinavian).

See also the related form, Hardy (English and German).

See also the related categories, german and scandinavian.

Gerhard is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1912, 0.009% of baby boys were given the name Gerhard. Its ranking then was #642. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of very light use. In 2016, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Gerhard, Kai was the most frequently used. Gerhard has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Gerhard include Garet, Gareth, Garett, Garith, Garod, Garrad, Garrard, Garrat, Garret, Garreth, Garrett, Garrette, Garrit, Garrith, Garritt, Garrwood, Garryth, Garthae, Garthai, and Garthay.

† Pronunciation for Gerhard: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"


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