[ 2 syll. ger-son, ge-rs-on ] The baby boy name Gerson is pronounced as JHERSAHN †. Gerson has its origins in the Hebrew and Old Norse languages. Old Norse origin: The first name is derived from surnames such as Gerston and Garstan, which are from the village of Garstang in Lancashire, England. The place name is itself from the Old Norse geirr (meaning 'spear, spear head') and ston, possibly in reference to territorial markers.
In addition, Gerson is a form of the English Gershom.
Gerson is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Gerson include Geron, Gerzson, Jaaron, Jarrom, Jarron, Jerem, Jereme, Jerom, Jerren, Jerron, Joergen, Jorgen, Jorien, Jorom, Jorran, Jorren, Jorum, Gereon, Jaikrishna, and Jairon.
† English pronunciation for Gerson: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"