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Gerald Boy Name


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Gerald name image The name Gerald is of Germanic origin, and means spear or dominion.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gerald has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gerald
Use of the Name Gerald for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
441,866146,68828,1916,7442,9071,071544
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gerald has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gerald
 Used as a Boy NameUsed as a Girl Name
YearRankCountRankCount
188054412  
188147014  
188247815  
188350313  
188441919  
188536823  
188632228  
188735222  
188833730  
188923448  
189025844  
189123945  
189222162  
189323055  
189419576  
189519277  
189616995  
189716693  
1898166100  
1899144108  
1900137161  
1901124133  
1902127151  
1903107183  
1904106201  
1905113189  
1906112191  
1907102240  
190897270  
190995299  
1910105289  
191188462  
191287928  
1913841,139  
1914811,463  
1915782,087  
1916762,264  
1917692,487  
1918722,712  
1919702,694  
1920643,159  
1921613,378  
1922583,542  
1923553,694  
1924484,159  
1925454,503  
1926415,117  
1927385,498  
1928415,475  
1929335,964  
1930306,470  
1931266,81092956
1932247,336  
1933227,419  
1934227,80699348
1935228,45199748
1936199,002  
1937209,41298551
1938199,964  
19391910,053  
19402110,240  
19412010,920  
19422211,479  
19432311,286  
19442410,000  
1945258,835  
1946279,994  
19472810,724  
1948309,807  
1949339,793  
1950349,724  
1951369,496  
1952399,022  
1953418,588  
1954448,536  
1955498,054  
1956497,960  
1957517,608  
1958586,839  
1959616,626  
1960626,561  
1961626,617  
1962646,225  
1963606,154  
1964605,868  
1965645,260  
1966604,860  
1967594,873  
1968624,477  
1969654,394  
1970674,388  
1971833,587  
19721022,815  
19731022,587  
19741082,421  
19751082,393  
19761202,143  
19771312,039  
19781371,886  
19791441,862  
19801481,814  
19811541,760  
19821581,719  
19831671,550  
19841761,442  
19851811,445  
19861831,454  
19871891,442  
19881941,399  
19891971,471  
19902111,452  
19912351,255  
19922441,174  
19932561,117  
1994284953  
1995298892  
1996322819  
1997335773  
1998376671  
1999379682  
2000383678  
2001415605  
2002446553  
2003474527  
2004465544  
Totals:  441,866 203

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gerald as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 


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