Gerald: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A Germanic name meaning "rules by the spear," and that's probably accurate for your little Gerald because boys like to make things into weapons. Keep him away from sticks, maybe.


Gerry, Jerry.

Famous people named Gerald:

Former U.S. President Gerald Ford; TV personality/lawyer/former mayor Gerald "Jerry" Springer; Nobel Prize winner Gerald Edelman; rapper Gerald Gillum (a.k.a. G-Eazy).

Fun fact:

Your little Gerald will be excited to watch Disney/Pixar's Finding Dory over and over, because it contains a sea lion character with his name.

More Inspiration:

Going Medieval: Baby Names From The Middle Ages, Glorious G Names For Baby Boys, Perfectly Preppy Boy Names, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,