Meaning and Origin of Gerald - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gerald

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Spear warrior

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and French (Gérald) : from the personal name Gerald, Gérald, composed of the Germanic elements gēri, gāri ‘spear’ + wald ‘rule’; it was introduced to Britain from France by the Normans.