|Number in U.S||👶 450,000|
|Rate in 2021||2004|
|Name origin||🌍 German , English|
Gerald is a name of Germanic origin that translates to "ruler with the spear". The name suggests a person who is strong, influential, and formidable. Gerald signifies power, leadership, and courage, resonating with the historical significance of spear-wielding leaders.
Gerald is derived from the old Germanic words "ger" (spear) and "wald" (rule). The name was brought to England by the Normans in the 11th century. It was popular during the Middle Ages, and then saw a revival in the 19th century. Today, it continues to be a choice for parents seeking a name with a blend of historical richness and classic charm.
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