Gerhard

Gerhard - A very unique male name



  Dec 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gerhard appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #537. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gerhard and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gerhard? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gerhard. The baby boy name Gerhard was given to 16 baby boys in 1965, ranking #1122 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 111,551 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gerhard peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 537.



Famous with this name

Gerhard Geisler
Gerhard Jakubowski
Gerhard Spiehs


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Gerhard is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gerhard is currently topping the baby name charts in Illinois at position #788 - and is the least popular in California at position #999.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gerhard is where you live.


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Gerhard origin and meaning

Gerhard is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gerhard, pop culture references for the name Gerhard and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gerhard

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gerhard, sorted by popularity.

Garrett / Gerard / Gerardo / Grady / Garret / Garth / Garett / Gerrit / Gareth / Girard /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19651122
19641281
19631177
19621052
19611455
19591240
19581272
19561419
19541293
19511619
19471502
19451477
19431126
19421585
19411505
1940811
19391493
19371376
19361049
19351159
1934827
19331111
19311195
1930990
19291038
1928873
19271135
19261201
19251136
19241132
19231084
1922958
19211101
1920910
19191067
1918852
1917793
1916766
1915894
1914786
1913761
1912537

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Illinois788
New York975
California999

Even more about Gerhard


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gerhard a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gerhard?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Gerhard
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 111,551
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
1965 births +16

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