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in 2010

Gerardo

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1910 8 0 8
1912 9 0 9
1913 13 0 13
1914 11 0 11
1915 14 0 14
1916 13 0 13
1917 13 0 13
1918 12 0 12
1919 18 0 18
1920 13 0 13
1921 23 0 23
1922 32 0 32
1923 20 0 20
1924 18 0 18
1925 16 0 16
1926 23 0 23
1927 32 0 32
1928 19 0 19
1929 22 0 22
1930 30 0 30
1931 23 0 23
1932 20 0 20
1933 20 0 20
1934 21 0 21
1935 20 0 20
1936 14 0 14
1937 11 0 11
1938 22 0 22
1939 16 0 16
1940 29 0 29
1941 21 0 21
1942 21 0 21
1943 16 0 16
1944 27 0 27
1945 43 0 43
1946 37 0 37
1947 41 0 41
1948 57 0 57
1949 51 0 51
1950 71 0 71
1951 94 0 94
1952 74 0 74
1953 102 0 102
1954 113 0 113
1955 153 0 153
1956 131 0 131
1957 168 0 168
1958 177 0 177
1959 201 0 201
1960 233 0 233
1961 242 0 242
1962 254 0 254
1963 284 0 284
1964 264 0 264
1965 325 0 325
1966 296 0 296
1967 328 0 328
1968 349 0 349
1969 350 5 345
1970 451 5 446
1971 460 0 460
1972 465 8 457
1973 451 5 446
1974 524 8 516
1975 745 7 738
1976 687 8 679
1977 641 10 631
1978 582 6 576
1979 708 11 697
1980 643 7 636
1981 708 10 698
1982 693 5 688
1983 724 9 715
1984 623 0 623
1985 721 12 709
1986 720 11 709
1987 686 0 686
1988 843 6 837
1989 942 8 934
1990 1,069 6 1,063
1991 1,198 16 1,182
1992 1,307 8 1,299
1993 1,369 13 1,356
1994 1,298 12 1,286
1995 1,338 14 1,324
1996 1,524 14 1,510
1997 1,431 0 1,431
1998 1,473 0 1,473
1999 1,568 0 1,568
2000 1,711 10 1,701
2001 1,520 0 1,520
2002 1,443 0 1,443
2003 1,404 5 1,399
2004 1,413 0 1,413
2005 1,312 0 1,312
2006 1,291 0 1,291
2007 1,335 0 1,335
2008 1,174 0 1,174
2009 993 0 993
2010 864 0 864
2011 835 0 835
2012 816 0 816
2013 756 0 756
2014 771 0 771
2015 742 0 742

Fun Facts about the name Gerardo

  • How many people with the first name Gerardo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,060 babies born with the first name Gerardo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gerardo to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gerardo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gerardo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gerardo is Saturday, June 29th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gerardo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gerardo was in 2000 with a total of 1,701 babies. That's a lot of babies named Gerardo!
  • Random Gerardo Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gerardo ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 28 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Gerardo: Your name in reverse order is Odrareg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adoegrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gerardo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,546 people with the last name Gerardo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gerardo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gerardo as their last name since less than 1 person in 116k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common first names for Gerardo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gerardo U.S.
  White 12.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 78.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gerardo

People with the last name Gerardo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gerardo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gerardo as well as things modernly associated with the name Gerardo such as celebrities named Gerardo.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Gerardo

The name "Gerardo" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Spear Brave". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Gerardo

Gerardo Martino

Gerardo Martino is a soccer player for the Argentina national football team, Newell's Old Boys, CD Tenerife, Club Atlético Lanús, O'Higgins F.C., Barcelona Sporting Club, and Argentina national under-20 football team. Gerardo was born on November 20th, 1962 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.

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Gerardo Machado

Gerardo Machado was a President of Cuba. His most notable accomplishments were from 1925 to 1933. Gerardo was born on September 28th, 1871 in Santa Clara Province. He breathed his last breath on March 29th, 1939.

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Gerardo Mejía

Gerardo Mejía is a pop music and hip hop music singing, rapping, and music executive. They were most prominent from 1990 to present. Gerardo was born Gerardo Mejía on April 16th, 1965 in Guayaquil. Gerardo is also known as Gerardo; Rico Suave.

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Jerry Colonna

Jerry Colonna was a famed somebody. Jerry was given the name Gerardo Luigi Colonna on September 17th, 1904 in Boston. He died on November 21st, 1986.

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Gerardo Taracena

Gerardo Taracena is an important somebody. Gerardo was born in 1970.

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Gerardo Torrado

Gerardo Torrado is a soccer player for the Cruz Azul, Club Universidad Nacional, CD Tenerife, Polideportivo Ejido, Sevilla FC, Racing de Santander, Mexico national under-17 football team, and Mexico national football team. Gerardo was born on April 30th, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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  • Gerardo Ortiz
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Gerardo Roxas
    (Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Capiz' First District)
  • Gerardo Parra
    (athlete)
  • Gerardo Bedoya
    (soccer player)
  • Gerardo Pelusso
    (athlete)
  • Gerardo
    (soccer player)
  • Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodríguez
    (musician)
  • Gerardo Núñez
    (composer)
  • Gerardo Dottori
    (leading somebody)
  • Gerardo Andrés Sofovich
    (businessman)
  • Gerardo Fernández Noroña
    (sociologist)
  • Gerardo Barrios
    (president)
  • Gerardo Mosquera
    (famed person)
  • Gerardo Galindo
    (soccer player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gerardo

Gerardo

Gerardo is a soccer player for the CA Osasuna, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid Castilla, Real Madrid C, CD Leganés, UE Lleida, CD Badajoz, Villarreal CF, Valencia CF, Málaga CF, Real Sociedad, Córdoba CF, SD Logroñés, Spain national under-16 football team, and Spain national under-17 football te. Gerardo was born on December 7th, 1974 in Seville, Spain.

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Shaun Gerardo

Shaun Gerardo is an actor. Shaun was given the name Shaun Joseph Gerardo on September 22nd, 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona, US.

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Di Dio Gerardo

Di Dio Gerardo is an athlete for the A.S.D. Chiavari Calcio Caperana.

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What does the name Gerardo mean?

Gis for glow, the warmth of your smile.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

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