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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gerson

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

S is for serene, your calm time.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Gerson

Gerson is a soccer player for the Fluminense FC, A.S. Roma, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Gerson was born on May 20th, 1997 in Belford Roxo, Brazil. Gerson is also known as Gerson.

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Gerson Acevedo is a soccer player for the FC Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast, Colo-Colo, Unión Española, Deportes Puerto Montt, Deportes Antofagasta, FC Mordovia Saransk, Chile national under-17 football team, Chile national under-20 football team, and Chile national football team. Gerson was born on April 5th, 1988 in Santiago.

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Gerson Mayen is a soccer player for the Santa Tecla F.C., Chivas USA, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, LA Laguna FC, C.D. FAS, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and El Salvador national football team. Gerson was born on February 9th, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Gérson Magrão is a soccer player for the Clube de Regatas Brasil, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Feyenoord, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Ipatinga Esporte Clube, FC Dynamo Kyiv, Santos FC, Figueirense FC, Sporting Clube de Portugal, and Sporting Clube de Portugal B. Gérson was born on June 13th, 1985 in Diadema, Brazil.

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Gerson Goldhaber was a in the fields of particle physics and cosmology. Gerson was born on February 20th, 1924 in Chemnitz. He passed away on July 19th, 2010.

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Gerson was born in 1927.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gerson

Michael Gerson is a presidential speechwriter, political columnist, speechwriter, columnist, presidentialspeechwriter, and politicalcolumnist. Michael was given the name Michael John Gerson on May 15th, 1964.

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Betty Lou Gerson was an actress/voice actress and voice acting. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1966. Betty was born on April 20th, 1914 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. She left this life on January 12th, 1999.

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Gerson is a soccer player for the Fluminense FC, A.S. Roma, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Gerson was born on May 20th, 1997 in Belford Roxo, Brazil. Gerson is also known as Gerson.

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Dan Gerson is a screenwriter. His career lasted from 1999 to 2016. Dan was born on August 1st, 1966 in New York, United States.

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Jean Charlier de Gerson was a scholar, educator, reformer, and poet. Jean was born on December 13th, 1363 in Champagne (province). He left this life on July 12th, 1429.

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Dora Gerson was an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She was most prominent from 1920 to 1920. Dora was given the name Dorothea Gerson on March 23rd, 1899 in Berlin. She passed away on February 14th, 1943.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1912 15 0 15
1913 8 0 8
1914 6 0 6
1915 11 0 11
1916 17 0 17
1917 16 0 16
1918 13 0 13
1919 12 0 12
1920 12 0 12
1921 15 0 15
1922 11 0 11
1923 14 0 14
1924 15 0 15
1925 13 0 13
1926 9 0 9
1927 17 0 17
1928 15 0 15
1929 11 0 11
1930 7 0 7
1931 9 0 9
1932 10 0 10
1933 10 0 10
1934 5 0 5
1935 5 0 5
1936 10 0 10
1938 8 0 8
1939 12 0 12
1940 6 0 6
1941 8 0 8
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 6 0 6
1945 6 0 6
1947 8 0 8
1949 5 0 5
1952 9 0 9
1954 5 0 5
1955 5 0 5
1958 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 8 0 8
1964 8 0 8
1965 5 0 5
1966 7 0 7
1968 11 0 11
1970 12 0 12
1971 12 0 12
1972 9 0 9
1974 10 0 10
1975 8 0 8
1976 9 0 9
1977 18 0 18
1978 9 0 9
1979 15 0 15
1980 18 0 18
1981 23 0 23
1982 25 0 25
1983 24 0 24
1984 23 0 23
1985 30 0 30
1986 26 0 26
1987 29 0 29
1988 38 0 38
1989 43 0 43
1990 52 0 52
1991 58 0 58
1992 67 0 67
1993 66 0 66
1994 74 0 74
1995 63 0 63
1996 81 0 81
1997 75 0 75
1998 85 0 85
1999 88 0 88
2000 95 0 95
2001 111 0 111
2002 101 0 101
2003 115 0 115
2004 120 0 120
2005 143 0 143
2006 137 0 137
2007 137 0 137
2008 145 0 145
2009 117 0 117
2010 114 0 114
2011 94 0 94
2012 101 0 101
2013 86 0 86
2014 89 0 89
2015 77 0 77
2016 115 0 115
2017 113 0 113

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Popularity of Gerson as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gerson U.S.
  White 90.12% 64.26%
  African American 2.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gerson

People with the last name Gerson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gerson

  • How Popular is the name Gerson? Gerson is the 4,715th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gerson was the 12,670th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gerson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,538 babies born with the first name Gerson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gerson to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gerson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gerson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gerson is Tuesday, July 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gerson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gerson was in 2008 with a total of 145 babies.
  • Random Gerson Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gerson is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 20 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Gerson: Your name in reverse order is Nosreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnsero. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gerson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,439 people with the last name Gerson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gerson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gerson as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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