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The name Gerard is of Germanic origin, and means strong with a spear.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gerard 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 Gerard
Use of the Name Gerard for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
55,235 26,735 5,873 1,141 194 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gerard has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gerard first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1889, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gerard last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2000, the last year shown on the table.  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 Gerard
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18896929  
1890    
18917278  
1892    
1893    
18947579  
189556714  
189674710  
1897    
1898    
1899    
190081011  
190151415  
19028848  
190371111  
190452318  
190543525  
190644525  
190739832  
190843131  
190939039  
191036649  
191127689  
1912294149  
1913272201  
1914291235  
1915271324  
1916264360  
1917249412  
1918252447  
1919264410  
1920275409  
1921243531  
1922244538  
1923237557  
1924248542  
1925238553  
1926228585  
1927211631  
1928223589  
1929231551  
1930215600  
1931222553  
1932223541  
1933214537  
1934219546  
1935225521  
1936240468  
1937243478  
1938225534  
1939228523  
1940224551  
1941200691  
1942194826  
1943205766  
1944206715  
1945210679  
1946198879  
1947202979  
1948202969  
19491981,041  
19501911,162  
19511831,299  
19521841,335  
19531861,365  
19541771,515  
19551791,516  
19561801,617  
19571901,519  
19581911,466  
19592051,401  
19602041,397  
19612141,306  
19622301,114  
19632291,077  
19642351,025  
1965256827  
1966257795  
1967281663  
1968312586  
1969331547  
1970344547  
1971354517  
1972395396  
1973401377  
1974393389  
1975392398  
1976405366  
1977424346  
1978434337  
1979443333  
1980449342  
1981467315  
1982439366  
1983485304  
1984460335  
1985469341  
1986479329  
1987505313  
1988506327  
1989532327  
1990527350  
1991575307  
1992631268  
1993651250  
1994649258  
1995736213  
1996761195  
1997777190  
1998838175  
1999867174  
2000823194  
Totals:  55,235 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gerard as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Gerard appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 106 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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