Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GEW-not(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements ger "spear" and not "need". It is used in the medieval German saga the Nibelungenlied for one of the brothers of Gunther.


Name Days

Austria: April 10


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 584.
Entry updated December 7, 2022