Geri - Meaning of Geri
[ 2 syll. ge-ri, ger-i ] The baby girl name Geri is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHEH-Riy- †. Geri has its origins in the Germanic and Old French languages. It is used largely in English and German.
In addition, Geri is a diminutive (English and German) of the English, French, and German Geraldine.
Geri is also a form of the French Gervaise.
Geri has 16 forms. Forms of the name include Geralyn, Geree, Gerey, Gerianna, Gerianne, Gericka, Gerie, Gerika, Gerilyn, Gerilynn, Gerree, Gerrey, Gerri, Gerrie, and Gery. Another English form is the spelling variant Gerry.
Geri is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1958, 0.018% of baby girls were named Geri. It had a ranking of #500 then. The baby name has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Within all girl names in its family, Geri was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018. Geri has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Geri: 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)"
A famous person named Geri is Geri Halliwell, Singer, born 6 August 1972, London, England.