Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GEH-ro(German)

Meaning & History

Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "pear".

Related Names

VariantsGervas, Gervasius(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesGeirr(Ancient Scandinavian) Gervase(English) Gervais(French) Geir(Icelandic) Gervasio(Italian) Geir(Norwegian) Gerwazy(Polish) Gervásio(Portuguese) Gervasio(Spanish)

Name Days

Germany: March 19


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 573.

Entry updated February 4, 2020