Gerrit - Meaning of Gerrit
What does Gerrit mean?
[ 2 syll. ger-rit, ge-rr-it ] The baby boy name Gerrit is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is K-EHR-RihT in Dutch †. Gerrit is used predominantly in the English and Frisian languages, and it is derived from Irish and Germanic origins.
Gerrit is a variant (English) of the name Garret (English and Irish).
Gerrit is also a variant of the name Garrett (English and Irish).
Gerrit is also a contraction (Frisian) of the name Gerhard (English, German, and Scandinavian) as well as a variant (Frisian) of the name Gerard (English, French, and Dutch).
Gerit (Frisian variant spelling) is a form of Gerrit.
See also the related categories, english, frisian, germanic (german), and irish.
Gerrit is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1916, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Gerrit. It ranked at #903 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Gerrit, Garrett was the most frequently used. Gerrit has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Gerrit include Gerard, Gerhard, Cadrawd, Caerde, Cardew, Cardoo, Cardou, Cardu, Cayrd, Cayrde, Corday, Cordie, Cordy, Creoda, Cuarto, Kearthey, Kearthi, Kearthie, Kearthy, and Kereti.
† Pronunciation for Gerrit: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
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