The Baby Name gerard

How popular is the baby name Gerard? What is the meaning of Gerard? What baby names are similar to Gerard? Popularity, definition, and origin of Gerard.

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Popularity of the Baby Name Gerard

Number of Babies Named Gerard

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

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Baby Name Story – Baby Named After New York Hospital

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