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Gender of Gerard.

Gerard is a name usually given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Gerard were boys.

Although Gerard is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Gerard.

The following meaning is associated with the name Gerard:

  • Brave

Closely related variants of the name Gerard have the following meanings:

  • Spear
  • Strong
  • Rules by the spear

Origins of Gerard.

One origin of Gerard is French.

The origins of names associated with Gerard are: English and Spanish.

Names related to Gerard.

Some names related to Gerard are: Gerrard, Jerard and Jerardo.

Names with the same meaning as Gerard are: Adalard, Adalhard, Aethelhard, Alhhard, Amnchadh, Andreo, Andric, Andriel, Aundre, Bahadur, Balendin, Ballard, Bern, Bernita, Brayden, Caflice, Casey, Cathasach, Chrislaure, Coen, Connacht, Connolly, Devlin, Donnally, Donnelly, Ealhhard, Eallard, Edel, Eferhard, Evarado, Everardo, Everet, Everton, Ewart, Farrel, Ferrell, Gifford, Harte, Hartman, Helmut, Helmutt, Jimena, Keena, Kelcey, Kelcie, Kelcy, Kellsey, Kelsa, Kelsee, Kelsie, Kendrew, Kitchi, Marcia, Mato, Maynard, Modig, Modraed, Mordred, Nuhad, Ohitekah, Preruet, Pruet, Pruie, Pruitt, Sudhir, Sweeney, Trace, Tracey, Traci, Tracy, Vafara, Valencia, Valeraine, Valere, Valerii, Valiant, Veer, Willard and Willhard.

Lucky numbers for Gerard.

Number 8 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Gerard is 8.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Gerard are: 17 26 35 44 53 62 71 80 89 98.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated eight as the lucky number for Gerard here: Calculating lucky numbers for Gerard.


Name Days for Gerard.

Name days are different in different countries and for different religions. They are often the memorial date of a saint who has the same name.

Often there are many saints with they same name, so you have a wide choice of name days!

Some name days for Gerard are:

  • March 23 (Germany).
  • August 9 (Germany).

Popularity of Gerard.

Graph of popularity of Gerard

Gerard was most popular in the year 1954, where it was at position one hundred and seventy-seven for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Gerard was from 1950 to 1959.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 2002, where it was at position nine hundred and ninety-nine.


Writers

There are fifty-five Writers called Gerard.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Gerard for the full list.

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

    Gerard Manley Hopkins is a Writer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Manley Hopkins)

  • Gerard Reve

    Gerard Kornelis van het Reve (born December 14, 1923 in Amsterdam, Netherlands – died April 8, 2006 in Zulte, Belgium) was a Dutch writer. He adopted a shortened version of his name, Gerard Reve in 1973, and that is how he is known today.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Reve)

  • Gerard of Cremona

    Gerard of Cremona is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Cremona)

  • Gerard Colby

    Gerard Colby (earlier known as Gerard Colby Zilg) is president of the US National Writers Union where he previously held various chair positions. From 1997-2001 he served as chair of the Vermont section.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Colby)

  • James W. Gerard

    James W. Gerard is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on James W. Gerard)

  • Gerard Piel

    Gerard Piel (1 March 1915, Woodmere, N.Y.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Piel)

  • Gerard Henderson

    Gerard Henderson is an Australian newspaper columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The West Australian. He is also Executive Director of the Sydney Institute, a privately funded current affairs forum.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Henderson)

  • Alexander Gerard

    Alexander Gerard (February 22, 1728 – February 22, 1795), philosophical writer, son of Rev. Gilbert Gerard, was educated at Aberdeen, where he became Professor, first of Natural Philosophy at Marischal College in 1750, and afterwards between 1760–1771 of Divinity, taking up the post of Professor of Divinity at King's College in 1771.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Alexander Gerard)

  • Gerard Labuda

    Gerard Labuda (born December 28, 1916 in Neuhütte/ Karthaus, West Prussia, Germany (now Nowa Huta, Pomeranian Voivodeship near Kartuzy, Poland), in a Kashubian family, is a Polish historian of the Middle Ages and of the Western Slavs. He remained in what became the Polish Corridor after his birth.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Labuda)

  • Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy

    Gerard A. Hayes-McCoy (1911-1975) was an Irish historian born in Galway.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy)

Actors

There are twenty-four Actors called Gerard.

Here are the first ten. See Actors who have the name Gerard for the full list.

  • Gerard Christopher

    Gerard Christopher is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Christopher)

  • Gil Gerard

    Gil Gerard is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gil Gerard)

  • Gerard Butler

    Gerard Butler is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Butler)

  • Gerard McSorley

    Gerard McSorley (born 1950) is a theatre, television and film actor.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard McSorley)

  • Gerard Kearns

    Gerard Kearns is an Actor... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kearns)

  • Gerard Monaco

    Gerard Monaco is a British actor.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Monaco)

  • Gerard Maguire

    Gerard Maguire (born 1945) is an Australian stage, voice and television actor, best known for his role as Deputy Governor Jim Fletcher in Prisoner. Often appearing on Australian television police dramas and soap operas throughout the 1970s and 80s, he is also one of Australia's top voice actors, voicing numerous commercial and narrations during the 1990s and early 2000s.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Maguire)

  • Gerard McLarnon

    Gerard McLarnon (April 16, 1915—August 16, 1997) was an Irish playwright and actor. His plays have been performed throughout the world, and he collaborated with, amongst others, John Tavener, Laurence Olivier and Tyrone Guthrie.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard McLarnon)

  • Gerard Kelly

    Gerard Kelly (born 27 May 1959) is a Scottish actor, who has appeared in many comedies, most notably in City Lights, Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch and Wry.http://www.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kelly)

  • Gerard McCabe

    Gerard McCabe is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard McCabe)

Painters

There are fifteen Painters called Gerard.

Here are the first ten. See Painters who have the name Gerard for the full list.

  • Gerard van Honthorst

    Gerard van Honthorst is a Painter... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Honthorst)

  • Gerard Edelinck

    Gerard Edelinck (born October 20, 1640, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands [now in Belgium] died April 2, 1707, Paris, France), Flemish copper-plate engraver, was born at Antwerp, Belgium.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Edelinck)

  • Gerard ter Borch

    Gerard ter Borch (or Terburg) (December 1617 – 8 December 1681) was a Dutch genre painter, who lived in the Dutch Golden Age.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard ter Borch)

  • Gerard Richardson

    Gerard Richardson (1910-1971) was an American painter and designer. He was born in New York City.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Richardson)

  • William Gerard Barry

    William Gerard Barry (1864 in Ballyadam, Carrigtwohill – 9 September 1941) was an Irish painter.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on William Gerard Barry)

  • Gerard de Lairesse

    Gerard de Lairesse is a Painter... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard de Lairesse)

  • Gerard van Spaendonck

    Gerard van Spaendonck is a Painter... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Spaendonck)

  • Gerard Horenbout

    Gerard Horenbout (c. 1465 - 1541) was a Flemish miniaturist, a late example of the Flemish Primitives.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Horenbout)

  • Gerard Seghers

    Gerard Seghers is a Painter... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Seghers)

  • Gerard Thomas

    Gerard Thomas (1663–1721) was a late Flemish Baroque painter who specialized in studio and picture gallery interiors. He became a master in Antwerp's Guild of St.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Thomas)

Bishops

There are eleven Bishops called Gerard.

Here are the first ten. See Bishops who have the name Gerard for the full list.

  • Gerard (Archbishop of York)

    Gerard (died 21 May 1108) was an English clergyman who became Archbishop of York and Lord Chancellor of England. He was a member of the cathedral clergy at Rouen before becoming a royal clerk under King William I of England and his son King William II Rufus.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard (Archbishop of York))

  • Gerard Sagredo

    Saint Gerard Sagredo (also known as Gellert or Gerhard; ; 23 April 980 — 1046) was an Italian bishop from Venice (sombody claims also Basque origins"Sagredo" origin) who operated in the Kingdom of Hungary (specifically in Budapest), educating Saint Emeric of Hungary (the son of Saint Stephen of Hungary). He played a major role in converting Hungary to Christianity.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Sagredo)

  • Gerard of Toul

    Saint Gerard of Toul, also Saint Gerald of Toul (; b. Cologne 935; d.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Toul)

  • Gerard la Pucelle

    Gerard la Pucelle was an Anglo-French scholar of canon law, clerk, and Bishop of Coventry.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard la Pucelle)

  • Gerard Clifford (Roman Catholic Bishop)

    Gerard Clifford (born 24 June 1941) is a Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Clifford (Roman Catholic Bishop))

  • John Gerard Noonan

    Bishop John Gerard Noonan (born on February 26, 1951 in Limerick, Ireland) is the Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami.... (extract from the wikipedia article on John Gerard Noonan)

  • Gerard Trower

    The Rt Rev Gerard Trower was an Anglican Colonial Bishop for nearly three decades at the beginning of the 20th century.Crockford's clerical directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1975 ISBN 0108153674 Born on 3 December 1860 at Hook in Yorkshire he was educated at Merchant Taylor's and Keble College, Oxford.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Trower)

  • Gerard Louis Frey

    Gerard Louis Frey (May 10, 1914—August 16, 2007) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Savannah, Georgia (1967-1972) and Bishop of Lafayette, Louisiana (1972-1989).... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Louis Frey)

  • Gerard of Florennes

    Gerard of Florennes (ca 975, bishop 1012He was named by the Emperor, 10 February 1012, and consecrated at Reims 27 April (Erik van Mingroot, ed. Les chartes de Gérard Ier, Liébert et Gérard II, évêques de Cambrai 2005, p.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Florennes)

  • George Vincent Gerard

    The Rt Rev George Vincent Gerard, MC, CBE( 24 November 1898 - 14 January 1984) Obituary Right Rev G. V.... ( from the wikipedia article on George Vincent Gerard)

Soccer Players

There are nine Soccer Players called Gerard.

  • Gerard Nash

    Gerard Nash (born 11 July 1986 in Leixlip, County Kildare) was an Irish professional footballer. He was forced to retire due to complications occurring after two cruciate ligament injuries.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Nash)

  • Gerard Wodarz

    Gerard Wodarz is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Wodarz)

  • Gerard O'Sullivan

    Gerard O'Sullivan (1909-1931) was an Irish footballer in the 1930s.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard O'Sullivan)

  • Gerard Aafjes

    Gerard Aafjes is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Aafjes)

  • Gerard Plessers

    Gerard Plessers is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Plessers)

  • Gerard Lagos

    Gerard Lagos is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Lagos)

  • Gerard Roca

    Gerard Roca is a Spanish football player who play as a midfielder. He currently plays for the Spanish team UE Lleida.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Roca)

  • Gerard O'Connor

    Gerard Thomas O'Connor (born 16 March 1985) is an Irish footballer who plays in Australia. He can operate either as a full back or a winger.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard O'Connor)

  • Gerard Lavin

    Gerard Lavin is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Lavin)

Journalists

There are eight Journalists called Gerard.

  • Gerard Colby

    Gerard Colby (earlier known as Gerard Colby Zilg) is president of the US National Writers Union where he previously held various chair positions. From 1997-2001 he served as chair of the Vermont section.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Colby)

  • Gerard Piel

    Gerard Piel (1 March 1915, Woodmere, N.Y.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Piel)

  • Gerard Henderson

    Gerard Henderson is an Australian newspaper columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The West Australian. He is also Executive Director of the Sydney Institute, a privately funded current affairs forum.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Henderson)

  • Gerard Healy

    Gerard Healy is a Journalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Healy)

  • Gerard Cosloy

    Gerard Cosloy (born 1964) is an American music industry executive.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Cosloy)

  • Miles Gerard Keon

    Miles Gerard Keon was an Irish Roman Catholic journalist, novelist, colonial secretary and lecturer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Miles Gerard Keon)

  • Gerard Ryle

    Gerard Ryle is an Australian investigative reporter who is internationally recognised for work on subjects including politics, financial and medical scandals and police corruption. He emigrated from his native Ireland in 1988 and has worked for the Fairfax newspapers The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Ryle)

  • Alice Gerard

    Alice Gerard is a journalist and peace activist who lives in Buffalo, New York.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Alice Gerard)

Judges

There are seven Judges called Gerard.

  • Gerard (Archbishop of York)

    Gerard (died 21 May 1108) was an English clergyman who became Archbishop of York and Lord Chancellor of England. He was a member of the cathedral clergy at Rouen before becoming a royal clerk under King William I of England and his son King William II Rufus.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard (Archbishop of York))

  • Gerard Brennan

    Gerard Brennan is a Judge... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Brennan)

  • James W. Gerard

    James W. Gerard is a Judge... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on James W. Gerard)

  • Gerard Niyungeko

    Gerard Niyungeko is a Judge of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, a position he was appointed to in 2006.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Niyungeko)

  • Gerard Louis Goettel

    Gerard Louis Goettel (b. 1928 in New York, NY) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Louis Goettel)

  • Gerard E. Lynch

    Gerard Edmund Lynch (born September 4, 1951) is a United States federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was confirmed to that seat on September 17, 2009 after previously having been appointed in 2000 by President Bill Clinton to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard E. Lynch)

  • Albert Gerard Schatz

    Albert Gerard Schatz (August 4, 1921 – April 30, 1985) was a United States federal judge.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Albert Gerard Schatz)

Poets

There are seven Poets called Gerard.

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

    Gerard Manley Hopkins is a Poet... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Manley Hopkins)

  • Gerard Woodward

    Gerard Woodward (born 1961) is an award-winning British novelist and poet. He was born in London and educated at Falmouth School of Art and the London School of Economics, where he studied Social Anthropology.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Woodward)

  • Gerard McKeown

    Gerard McKeown (born 1980) is a writer from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. A graduate of Cumbria Institute of the Arts, he is best known for his performance poetry, which draws as much from disciplines such as stand up comedy and bardic story telling as it does poetry.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard McKeown)

  • Gerard Cornielje

    Gerard Cornielje (born 12 June 1962, 's-Heerenberg) is a saxophonist, singer and poet. Cornielje is also known for his studies and publications regarding transformational-generative grammar.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Cornielje)

  • Gerard Donovan

    Gerard Donovan is an acclaimed Irish-born novelist and poet currently living in Plymouth, England, working as a lecturer at the University of Plymouth.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Donovan)

  • Gerard Brandt

    Gerard Brandt is a Poet... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Brandt)

  • Gerard Soest

    Gerard Soest (circa 1600 – 11 February 1681), also known as Gerald Soest, was a portrait painter who was active in England during the late 17th century. He is most famous for his portraits of William Shakespeare and Samuel Butler, but painted many members of the English gentry.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Soest)

Diplomats

There are six Diplomats called Gerard.

  • James W. Gerard

    James W. Gerard is a Diplomat... (extract from the wikipedia article on James W. Gerard)

  • Jim Gerard

    Richard James (Jim) Gerard (born 1936) is a former New Zealand politician. He was a National Party member of parliament from 1984 to 1997.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Jim Gerard)

  • Gerard C. Smith

    Gerard Coad Smith (May 4, 1914 - July 4, 1994) was the chief U.S.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard C. Smith)

  • Sir Gerard Lowther, 1st Baronet

    Sir Gerard Augustus Lowther, 1st Baronet PC KCMG CB (16 February 1858–5 April 1916) was a British diplomat.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Sir Gerard Lowther, 1st Baronet)

  • Gerard Corley Smith

    Gerard Thomas Corley Smith (July 30, 1909 – October 7, 1997), or Corley as he was known, is remembered chiefly for his work in protecting the unique environment of the Galápagos Islands and his support for the Charles Darwin Foundation, established in 1959.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Corley Smith)

  • Gerard Brantsen

    Gerard Brantsen is a Diplomat... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Brantsen)

Olympic Medalists

There are six Olympic Medalists called Gerard.

  • Gerard van Velde

    Gerard Pieter Hendrik van Velde (born 30 November 1971 in Wapenveld, The Netherlands) is a retired Dutch speedskater, and was specialised in sprinting.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Velde)

  • Gerard Kemkers

    Gerard Kemkers is an Olympic Medalist... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kemkers)

  • Gerard de Kruijff

    Gerard Pieter de Kruijff (January 27, 1890 in Buren – October 16, 1968 in Deventer) was a Dutch horse rider who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and in the 1928 Summer Olympics.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard de Kruijff)

  • Gerard le Heux

    Gerard Willem le Heux (May 7, 1885 in Deventer – June 8, 1973 in The Hague) was a Dutch horse rider who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard le Heux)

  • Gerard de Vries Lentsch

    Gerardus "Gerard" de Vries Lentsch (November 23, 1883, Nieuwendam - July 9, 1973, Oegstgeest) was a Dutch sailor who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard de Vries Lentsch)

  • Gerard Hallock

    Gerard "Buzz" Hallock III (June 4, 1905 – May 26, 1996) was an American ice hockey player who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Hallock)

Saints

There are five Saints called Gerard.

  • Gerard Sagredo

    Saint Gerard Sagredo (also known as Gellert or Gerhard; ; 23 April 980 — 1046) was an Italian bishop from Venice (sombody claims also Basque origins"Sagredo" origin) who operated in the Kingdom of Hungary (specifically in Budapest), educating Saint Emeric of Hungary (the son of Saint Stephen of Hungary). He played a major role in converting Hungary to Christianity.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Sagredo)

  • Gerard Thom

    Gerard Thom is a Saint... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Thom)

  • Gerard of Toul

    Saint Gerard of Toul, also Saint Gerald of Toul (; b. Cologne 935; d.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Toul)

  • Gerard of Lunel

    Saint Gerard of Lunel () () (ca. 1275—1298), also known as Roger of Lunel and as Saint Géri (Gerius),Not to be confused with Gaugericus, who is also known as Saint Géry.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Lunel)

  • Miles Gerard

    Miles Gerard (born about 1550 at Wigan; executed at Rochester 13 (30?) April, 1590) was an English Roman Catholic priest.... ( from the wikipedia article on Miles Gerard)

Physicists

There are five Physicists called Gerard.

  • Gerard Kuiper

    Gerard Kuiper is a Physicist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kuiper)

  • Gerard of Cremona

    Gerard of Cremona is a Physicist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Cremona)

  • Gerard K. O'Neill

    Gerard K. O'Neill is a Physicist... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard K. O'Neill)

  • Gerard Jennings

    Gerard Jennings, aka Professor S. Gerard Jennings, Irish Professor of Physics in NUI Galway.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Jennings)

  • Gerard van Belle

    Gerard Theodore van Belle (born 1968, in Tallahassee, FL) is an American astronomer. He received a bachelor's degree in physics from Whitman College in 1990, a master's in physics from The Johns Hopkins University in 1993, and a Ph.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Belle)

Cricket Players

There are five Cricket Players called Gerard.

  • Ronald Gerard

    Ronald Gerard OBE, KSJ (born 1925) is an English property developer and philanthropist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ronald Gerard)

  • Gerard Rotherham

    Gerard Alexander Rotherham, born at Coventry on 28 May 1899 and died at Bakewell, Derbyshire on 31 January 1985, was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Cambridge University and Warwickshire in England and for Wellington in New Zealand.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Rotherham)

  • Gerard Denton

    Gerard John Denton (born 7 August 1975 in Mount Isa, Queensland) is an Australian first-class cricketer who plays for the Tasmanian Tigers. The right-arm fast-medium bowler began his first-class cricket for the Tasmanian Tigers, despite having been born in Queensland.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Denton)

  • Gerard Brophy

    Gerard Louis Brophy (born 26 November 1975) is a first class cricketer contracted to Yorkshire County Cricket Club for the 2007 season. He has also played for Ireland, Free State, Gauteng, Northamptonshire and Transvaal in a well travelled career.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Brophy)

  • Gerard Crole

    Captain Gerard Bruce Crole was a Scottish international rugby union and cricket player.Bath, p104 and also World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Crole)

Playwrights

There are four Playwrights called Gerard.

  • Gerard McLarnon

    Gerard McLarnon (April 16, 1915—August 16, 1997) was an Irish playwright and actor. His plays have been performed throughout the world, and he collaborated with, amongst others, John Tavener, Laurence Olivier and Tyrone Guthrie.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard McLarnon)

  • Gerard Alessandrini

    Gerard Alessandrini (born November 27, 1953) is an American playwright, parodist, actor and theatre director best known for creating the award-winning off-Broadway musical theatre parody revue Forbidden Broadway. He is the recipient of Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre, an Obie Award, four Drama Desk Awards (including the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics and the Drama Desk Special Award), an Outer Critics Circle Award, and two Lucille Lortel Awards, as well as the Drama League Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Alessandrini)

  • Gerard Brandt

    Gerard Brandt is a Playwright... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Brandt)

  • Gerard Mannix Flynn

    Gerard Mannix Flynn, sometimes written only as Mannix Flynn, is an Irish writer, playwright, actor and politician. He was born in Dublin in May 1957.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Mannix Flynn)

Naturalists

There are four Naturalists called Gerard.

  • Gerard Krefft

    Gerard Krefft is a Naturalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Krefft)

  • Gerard Antoni Ciołek

    Gerard Ciołek (24 September 1909 – February 15, 1966) was a Polish architect, as well as a historian of parks and gardens.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Antoni Ciołek)

  • Gerard Frederick van Tets

    Gerard Frederick van Tets (1929-1995), sometimes stated as Jerry van Tets, was an English ornithologist and paleontologist.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Frederick van Tets)

  • Jan Gerard Wessels Boer

    Jan Gerard Wessels Boer (born 1936) is a Dutch plant taxonomist best known for his work on palms. He has described 37 species, subspecies and varieties of plants, especially in the palm familyInternational Plant Names Index... ( from the wikipedia article on Jan Gerard Wessels Boer)

Philosophers

There are four Philosophers called Gerard.

  • Gerard Casey (philosopher)

    Professor Gerard N. Casey (1951) is a member of the School of Philosophy in University College Dublin (Head from 2001-2006).... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Casey (philosopher))

  • Gerard Toal

    Gerard Toal (; born 1962 in the Republic of IrelandHague, Euan (2004): Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal). In: Hubbard, Phil, Rob Kitchin and Gill Valentine (Eds.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Toal)

  • Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen

    Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen (1367, Zutphen - December 3, 1398, Windesheim) was a Dutch mystical writer and one of the first of the Brothers of the Common Life. His name has many variations, including "Gerardus de Zutphania", "Gerardus Zutphaniensis", "Zerbold van Zutphen", "Gerhard Zerbolt von Zutfen", "Gerardus Zerboltus", etc.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen)

  • Gerard Geldenhouwer

    Gerardus Geldenhouwer (Nijmegen, 1482 - Marburg, 10 januari 1542) was a Dutch historian.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Geldenhouwer)

Astronomers

There are four Astronomers called Gerard.

  • Gerard Kuiper

    Gerard Kuiper is an Astronomer... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kuiper)

  • Gerard of Cremona

    Gerard of Cremona is an Astronomer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard of Cremona)

  • Gerard K. O'Neill

    Gerard K. O'Neill is an Astronomer... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard K. O'Neill)

  • Gerard van Belle

    Gerard Theodore van Belle (born 1968, in Tallahassee, FL) is an American astronomer. He received a bachelor's degree in physics from Whitman College in 1990, a master's in physics from The Johns Hopkins University in 1993, and a Ph.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Belle)

Architects

There are three Architects called Gerard.

  • Gerard Antoni Ciołek

    Gerard Ciołek (24 September 1909 – February 15, 1966) was a Polish architect, as well as a historian of parks and gardens.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Antoni Ciołek)

  • Gerard Moerdijk

    Gerard Leendert Pieter Moerdijk (Zwaershoek farm near Nylstroom, Transvaal, 4 March 1890 – Nylstroom, 29 March 1958), also known as Gerard Moerdyk, was a South African architect best-known for designing the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Moerdijk)

  • Gerard Pieter Adolfs

    Gerard Pieter Adolfs is an Architect... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Pieter Adolfs)

Hockey Players

There are three Hockey Players called Gerard.

  • Gerard Gallant

    Gerard Gallant is a Hockey Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Gallant)

  • Eddie Gerard

    Eddie Gerard is a Hockey Player... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Eddie Gerard)

  • Gerard Hallock

    Gerard "Buzz" Hallock III (June 4, 1905 – May 26, 1996) was an American ice hockey player who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Hallock)

Film Directors

There are three Film Directors called Gerard.

  • Gerard Damiano

    Gerard Damiano (August 4, 1928 – October 25, 2008) was an American director of pornographic films and producer/director of the 1972 cult classic Deep Throat.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Damiano)

  • Gerard Stembridge

    Gerard "Gerry" Stembridge (b. 1958, County Limerick, Ireland) is an Irish writer, director and actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Stembridge)

  • Wayne Gerard Trotman

    Wayne Gerard Lionel Trotman (born 16 May 1964, San Fernando, Trinidad), is a British independent filmmaker, writer, composer and producer of electronic music.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Wayne Gerard Trotman)

Criminals

There are three Criminals called Gerard.

  • Gerard John Schaefer

    Gerard John Schaefer (March 25, 1946 – December 3, 1995) was an American serial killer from Florida. He was imprisoned in 1973 for murders he committed as a police officer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard John Schaefer)

  • Gerard Leachman

    Gerard Leachman is a Criminal... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Leachman)

  • Gerard Pappa

    Gerard Pappa (pronounced POp-A), also known as "Gerry" and "Papa Bear" (c. 1945 Bensonhurst, Brooklyn - June 16, 1980 Borough Park, Brooklyn), was a former Colombo crime family associate and eventually a Genovese crime family soldier and known hitman, who was widely feared for his violent tendencies, which directly attributed to his own murder in 1980.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Pappa)

Classical Composers

There are three Classical Composers called Gerard.

  • Gerard Hengeveld

    Gerard Hengeveld (7 December 1910, Kampen - October 28, 2001, Bergen, North Holland) was a Dutch classical pianist, music composer and educationalist. He is especially known for his compositions of study material for piano.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Hengeveld)

  • Gerard Victory

    Gerard Victory is a Classical Composer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Victory)

  • Gerard Kockelmans

    Gerard Kockelmans (Meerssen, May 5, 1925 - Beek, September 7, 1965) was a Dutch composer, conductor and music teacher.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Kockelmans)

Avaitors

There are three Avaitors called Gerard.

  • Gerard Glaister

    John Leslie "Gerard" Glaister DFC, (21 December 1915 – 5 February 2005) was a British television producer and director best known for his work with the BBC. Amongst his most notable successes as a TV producer were Colditz, The Brothers, Secret Army and Howards' Way.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Glaister)

  • Gerard Bruggink

    Gerardus Meinardus Bruggink (4 August 1917 – 5 December 2005) was a Dutch pilot of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force. A recipient of the Military Order of William, he was one of only four Dutch pilots to dogfight the Japanese in the Battle of Java.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Bruggink)

  • Gerard Crole

    Captain Gerard Bruce Crole was a Scottish international rugby union and cricket player.Bath, p104 and also World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Crole)

Physicians

There are two Physicians called Gerard.

  • Gerard van Swieten

    Gerard van Swieten (1700-1772) was a Dutch-Austrian physician.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard van Swieten)

  • Gerard Wall

    Sir Gerard Aloysius Wall, FRCS, (24 January 1920–1992) was a surgeon and a politician in New Zealand. He was Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1985 to 1987.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Wall)

Sculptors

There are two Sculptors called Gerard.

  • Gerard Tsutakawa

    Gerard "Gerry" Tsutakawa, born 1947, son of artist George Tsutakawa, is an accomplished Pacific Northwest sculptor. Tsutakawa has had numerous public and private commissions, perhaps his best known being the 9' bronze sculpture titled "Mitt" outside of Seattle's Safeco Field.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Tsutakawa)

  • Gerard Caris

    Gerard Caris is a Sculptor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Caris)

Generals

There are two Generals called Gerard.

  • Gerard Bucknall

    Gerard Bucknall is a General... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Bucknall)

  • Gerard Russell Smallwood

    Gerard Russell Smallwood (1889 – 1977) was an officer in the British Army during World War II.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Russell Smallwood)

Comedians

There are two Comedians called Gerard.

  • Gerard Stembridge

    Gerard "Gerry" Stembridge (b. 1958, County Limerick, Ireland) is an Irish writer, director and actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Stembridge)

  • Gerard Cox

    Gerard Cox (March 6, 1940, Rotterdam) is a Dutch singer, cabaret artist and actor.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Cox)

Chemists

There are two Chemists called Gerard.

  • Gerard Fairtlough

    Gerard Fairtlough is a Chemist... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Fairtlough)

  • Gerard Parkin

    Gerard Parkin is a Chemist... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Parkin)

Ambassadors

There are two Ambassadors called Gerard.

  • James W. Gerard

    James W. Gerard is an Ambassador... ( from the wikipedia article on James W. Gerard)

  • Gerard Corley Smith

    Gerard Thomas Corley Smith (July 30, 1909 – October 7, 1997), or Corley as he was known, is remembered chiefly for his work in protecting the unique environment of the Galápagos Islands and his support for the Charles Darwin Foundation, established in 1959.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Corley Smith)

Inventors

There is one Inventor called Gerard.

  • Gerard Joseph Foschini

    Gerard Joseph Foschini (born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1940), is a telecommunications engineer who has worked for Bell Laboratories since 1961. His research has covered many kinds of data communications, particularly wireless communications and optical communications.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Joseph Foschini)

Mathematicians

There is one Mathematician called Gerard.

  • Gerard Laman

    Gerard Laman (born August 22, 1924, Leiden; died September 22, 2009, Amsterdam), was a Dutch mathematician who worked on graph theory.... ( from the wikipedia article on Gerard Laman)

Explorers

There is one Explorer called Gerard.

  • Gerard Leachman

    Gerard Leachman is an Explorer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Leachman)

Economists

There is one Economist called Gerard.

  • Maurice Gerard Moynihan

    Maurice Gerard Moynihan (December, 1902 – August 21, 1999) was a senior Irish civil servantCentral Bank ex-Governor, Maurice Moynihan, dies, obituary article by Marie O’Halloran, published in The Irish Times newspaper, August 23, 1999, co-drafter of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland, Secretary of the Government of the Irish Free State in 1937, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland in 1960, and Knight Commander of the Papal Order of St. Gregory the Great in 1959.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Maurice Gerard Moynihan)

Dancers

There is one Dancer called Gerard.

  • Teddie Gerard

    Teddie Gerard (May 2, 1890Teddie Gerard Engaged, New York Times, October 24, 1928, pg.27.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Teddie Gerard)

Conductors

There is one Conductor called Gerard.

  • Gerard Schwarz

    Gerard Schwarz (born August 19, 1947) is an American conductor. He has been music director of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra since 1985.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Schwarz)

Chess Players

There is one Chess Player called Gerard.

  • Gerard Oskam

    Gerard Cornelis Adrianus Oskam (12 April 1880 - 7 May 1952) was a Dutch chess master.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gerard Oskam)

Presidents

There is one President called Gerard.

  • Thomas Gerard Gallagher

    Thomas Gerard Gallagher (born 1954) is a British professor.... ( from the wikipedia article on Thomas Gerard Gallagher)

Boxers

There is one Boxer called Gerard.

  • Gerard O'Mahony

    Gerard 'Ged' Anthony O'Mahony (born 17 March 1979) is an Australian pro boxer best known to compete in the Olympics in 2004 and 2008.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard O'Mahony)

Basketball Players

There is one Basketball Player called Gerard.

  • Gus Gerard

    Gus Gerard was an American basketball player who played for the Carolina Cougars and Spirits of St. Louis of the American Basketball Association and the Denver Nuggets, Buffalo Braves, Detroit Pistons, Kansas City Kings and San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association... (extract from the wikipedia article on Gus Gerard)

Baseball Players

There is one Baseball Player called Gerard.

  • Dave Gerard (baseball)

    David Frederick Gerard (August 6, 1936 in New York, New York - October 10, 2001 in Newtown, Pennsylvania), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues in . He would play for the Chicago Cubs.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Dave Gerard (baseball))

Spies

There is one Spy called Gerard.

  • Gerard Leachman

    Gerard Leachman is a Spy... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gerard Leachman)

Gerard

Gender: usually male

Meaning: Brave

Origin: French

Lucky Number: Eight

Popularity: Position 177 in 1954

Famous people

Fifty-five Writers

Twenty-four Actors

Fifteen Painters

Eleven Bishops

Nine Soccer Players

Eight Journalists

Seven Judges

Seven Poets

Six Diplomats

Six Olympic Medalists

Five Saints

Five Physicists

Five Cricket Players

Four Playwrights

Four Naturalists

Four Philosophers

Four Astronomers

Three Architects

Three Hockey Players

Three Film Directors

Three Criminals

Three Classical Composers

Three Avaitors

Two Physicians

Two Sculptors

Two Generals

Two Comedians

Two Chemists

Two Ambassadors

One Inventor

One Mathematician

One Explorer

One Economist

One Dancer

One Conductor

One Chess Player

One President

One Boxer

One Basketball Player

One Baseball Player

One Spy