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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JEHR-əl-deen
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of GERALD. This name was created by the poet Henry Howard for use in a 1537 sonnet praising Lady Elizabeth FitzGerald, whom he terms The Geraldine.

Related Names

DiminutivesGerry, Jeri, Jerri, Jerrie, Jerry
Masculine FormsGerald, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrold, Gerry, Jerry
Other Languages & CulturesGéraldine(French)
Same SpellingGéraldine

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  
France: May 29 (as Géraldine)
Latvia: April 26

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