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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.GEW-hart German
KHER-hahrt Dutch
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Meaning & History

German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of GERARD.
VariantsGerhardt German Gerard, Gerrit Dutch
DiminutivesGerd, Gert German Geert, Gerd, Gerry, Gert, Kai Dutch
Feminine FormsGerda German Gerarda, Gerda, Gerdina Dutch
Other Languages & CulturesGerard 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

Sources & References

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

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute