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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gerrald

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for able, for you surely are.

L is for luster, your shine.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gerrald

Joseph Gerrald was a political reformer. Joseph was born on February 9th, 1763 in Saint Kitts. He passed away on March 16th, 1796.


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Popularity of Gerrald as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gerrald U.S.
  White 84.83% 64.26%
  African American 13.79% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gerrald

People with the last name Gerrald are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gerrald

  • How Popular is the name Gerrald? Gerrald is the 29,323rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gerrald was the 67,943rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gerrald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 167 babies born with the first name Gerrald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gerrald to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gerrald? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gerrald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gerrald is Wednesday, May 28th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Gerrald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gerrald was in 1949 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gerrald: Your name in reverse order is Dlarreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dreralg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gerrald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 290 people with the last name Gerrald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gerrald? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gerrald as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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