Gerlach
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Given Name GERLACH
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KHER-lahkh (Dutch)   [details]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic element ger "spear" combined with laic "play". Saint Gerlach was a 12th-century Dutch soldier who became a hermit.
Categories
saints, weapons
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 581