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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. 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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