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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GEH-ro(German)
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Meaning & History

Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "pear".
VariantsGervas, Gervasius(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesGeirr(Ancient Scandinavian) Gervase(English) Gervais(French) Geir(Icelandic) Gervasio(Italian) Geir(Norwegian) Gerwazy(Polish) Gervásio(Portuguese) Gervasio(Spanish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 573

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