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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Gerhardus

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Gerhardus means "Spear of God" and is of African,Dutch origin.
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Notable Persons Named Gerhardus

Gerrit Maritz was a ward master, provisional field cornet, wagon builder, field cornet, and provisionalfield cornet. Gerrit was given the name Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz on March 1st, 1797 in Suurveld ward, Graaff-Reinet district. He died on September 23rd, 1838.


Gerhardus Petrus Christiaan de Kock was a Governor of the South African Reserve Bank and Governor of theSouth African Reserve Bank. He passed away on August 7th, 1989.


Gerhardus Liebenberg is a cricketer.


Gert Potgieter was a light music and opera musician. He was most active from 1960 to 1977. Gert was given the name Gerhardus Petrus Potgieter on November 14th, 1929. He died on July 2nd, 1977.


Niel van der Watt is a composer and teacher. Niel was given the name Gerhardus Daniel van der Watt on December 28th, 1962 in Pretoria.


Gerhard Steyn is a pop music singing. Gerhard was given the name Gerhardus Pieter Steyn on November 27th, 1976 in South Africa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gerhardus

Jacobus was born in 1928. He passed away in 1997.


Fun Facts about the name Gerhardus

  • When was the first name Gerhardus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gerhardus is Wednesday, March 20th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Gerhardus? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gerhardus. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gerhardus: Your name in reverse order is Sudrahreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dahrsgreu. How do you pronounce that?

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