Given Name GERRIT

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Dutch, Frisian
PRONOUNCED: KHER-rit (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Dutch and Frisian form of GERARD.
VARIANTS: Gerard, Gerhard (Dutch), Jorrit, Jurryt (Frisian)
DIMINUTIVES: Geert, Gerd, Gerry, Gert (Dutch), Jurre (Frisian)
FEMININE FORM: Gerarda (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gerhard (Ancient Germanic), Gerard (Catalan), Gerhard, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay (Danish), Gerard, Gerrard, Jerrard (English), Kai (Finnish), Gérard (French), Gerhard, Gerd, Gerhardt, Gert, Kai, Kay (German), Gellért (Hungarian), Gearóid (Irish), Gerardo, Gherardo (Italian), Sjra (Limburgish), Gerhard, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay (Norwegian), Gerard (Polish), Gerardo (Spanish), Gerhard, Cai, Caj, Kai, Kaj, Kay (Swedish)
Entry updated August 31, 2007