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Gerald - Letter G - Boy Baby Names

In our Gerald boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Gerald
  • Meaning: Spear Carrier
  • Origin: Germanic
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 445,605 boys given the name Gerald. That is approximately 0.26% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Gerald is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
  • Similar sounding names: Garold, Gearld, Gerald, Geraldo, Gerold
  • Popularity of Gerald:
    YearRankTotal 2012 686 341 2011 627 371 2010 678 348 2009 632 395 2008 604 415 2007 546 469 2006 545 464 2005 519 472 2004 463 551 2003 474 529 2002 445 554