Gerson

Gerson - A very unique male name



  Dec 01,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gerson, meaning stranger, exodus, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #770. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gerson and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gerson? 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 Gerson. The baby boy name Gerson was given to 56 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1542 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 29,305 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gerson peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1912 on position 770.



Famous with this name

Daniel Gerson
Charlotte Gerson
Gerson Abreu


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Gerson is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gerson is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #662 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,239.

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 Gerson is where you live.


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Gerson origin and meaning

Gerson is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means stranger, exodus. To see famous people named Gerson, pop culture references for the name Gerson and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gerson

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

Grayson / Greyson / Garrison / Graysen / Gershon / Greysen / Gurshan / Gerasimos / Graciano / Gurshaan /

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
20121542
20111426
20101364
20091351
20081151
20071177
20061163
20051116
20041177
20031176
20021159
20011079
20001224
19991179
19981155
19971267
19961130
19951208
19941186
19931191
19921164
19911283
19901248
19891451
19881413
19871561
19861509
19851271
19841557
19831588
19821515
19811741
19801561
19771662
19701652
19681374
19281502
19271609
19251593
19241213
19231513
19211526
19201617
19191765
19181270
19171291
19161482
1912770

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland662
Texas901
Florida934
California1239

Even more about Gerson


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 Gerson 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 Gerson?

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 Gerson
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 29,305
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +56

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