Given Name GERHARD

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GEW-hart (German), KHER-hahrt (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of GERARD.
VARIANTS: Gerhardt (German), Gerard, Gerrit (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Gerd, Gert (German), Geert, Gerd, Gerry, Gert, Kai (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Gerda (German), Gerarda, Gerda, Gerdina (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gerard (Catalan), Gerard, Gerrard, Jerrard (English), Kai (Finnish), Gérard (French), Gerrit, Jorrit, Jurryt, Jurre, Kai, Kay (Frisian), Gellért (Hungarian), Gearóid (Irish), Gerardo, Gherardo (Italian), Sjra (Limburgish), Gerard (Polish), Gerardo (Spanish)
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Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 578