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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Geri mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Geri

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Notable Persons Named Geri

Geri Halliwell is a singer-songwriter, author, actress, fashion designer, model, and television personality. She has been prominent since 1994. Geri was given the name Geraldine Estelle Halliwell on August 6th, 1972 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

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Geri was given the name Geraldine McGee on May 16th, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Geri is also known as Geri Rosenthal. She passed away on November 9th, 1982.

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Geri Jewell is an actress and stand-up comedian. She was most active from 1978 to present. Geri was given the name Geraldine Ann Jewell on September 13th, 1956 in Buffalo, New York.

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Geri Reischl is a pop music, country music, and adult contemporary music singing, songwriter, and acting. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1966 to 1983. Geri was given the name Geri Lee Reischl on December 31st, 1959 in Bellflower, California, U.S.

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Geri Allen is a jazz, post-bop, blues, funk, and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1982 to 1982. Geri was born on June 12th, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan United States.

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Geri was born on May 2nd, 1972.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Geri

Ya'akov was born on September 18th, 1901. He died on December 18th, 1974.

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Joe Geri was a football player. Joe was born on October 20th, 1924 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He passed away on April 20th, 2002.

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Iska Geri was an actress. She was most prominent from 1949 to 1995. Iska was born on April 28th, 1920 in Szczecin. She died on April 10th, 2002.

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How popular is the baby name Geri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 5 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 7 7 0
1923 5 5 0
1927 5 5 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 11 11 0
1931 16 16 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 25 25 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 30 30 0
1939 49 49 0
1940 34 34 0
1941 56 56 0
1942 83 83 0
1943 81 81 0
1944 80 80 0
1945 76 76 0
1946 91 91 0
1947 134 129 5
1948 101 101 0
1949 103 103 0
1950 91 91 0
1951 129 129 0
1952 151 151 0
1953 169 169 0
1954 207 207 0
1955 247 247 0
1956 265 265 0
1957 325 325 0
1958 368 368 0
1959 328 328 0
1960 319 319 0
1961 318 318 0
1962 268 268 0
1963 310 310 0
1964 264 264 0
1965 208 208 0
1966 200 200 0
1967 231 231 0
1968 192 192 0
1969 156 156 0
1970 183 183 0
1971 134 134 0
1972 129 129 0
1973 112 112 0
1974 88 88 0
1975 101 101 0
1976 85 85 0
1977 82 82 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 83 83 0
1980 99 99 0
1981 109 109 0
1982 96 96 0
1983 66 66 0
1984 62 62 0
1985 72 72 0
1986 48 48 0
1987 44 44 0
1988 55 55 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 49 49 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 30 30 0
1993 23 23 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 17 17 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 14 14 0
2008 7 7 0
2011 10 10 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Geri as a first name

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Popularity of Geri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Geri U.S.
  White 89.45% 64.26%
  African American 4.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Geri

People with the last name Geri are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Geri

  • How Popular is the name Geri? Geri is the 2,853rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Geri was the 85,659th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Geri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,019 babies born with the first name Geri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Geri to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Geri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Geri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Geri is Monday, September 12th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Geri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Geri was in 1958 with a total of 368 babies.
  • Random Geri Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Geri is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Geri: Your name in reverse order is Ireg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reig. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Geri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 218 people with the last name Geri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Geri? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Geri as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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