Given Name GERO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GE-ro (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "spear".
VARIANTS: Gervas, Gervasius (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Geirr (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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Entry updated December 3, 2014