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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jerald

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name, a nonstandard spelling of Gerald.

Notable Persons Named Jerald

Jere Burns is a film, theatre, television, actor, stage, and televisionactor. Jere was given the name Jerald Eugene Burns II on October 15th, 1954 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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J. F. terHorst was a 15th White House Press Secretary. His military service ended in 1946. J. was given the name Jerald Franklin terHorst on July 11th, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He passed away on March 31st, 2010.

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Jerald Hawkins is a football player. Jerald was born on October 16th, 1993 in Baldwin, Louisiana.

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Wayne Mills was a country music musician. Wayne was given the name Jerald Wayne Mills on August 17th, 1969 in Arab, Alabama. He left this life on November 23rd, 2013.

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Jerry Cole was a rock, roll, and country music session musician. He plays Guitar. Jerry was given the name Jerald Edward Kolbrak on September 23rd, 1939 in United States. He breathed his last breath on May 28th, 2008.

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Jerald was given the name Jerald Justin Ko Yau Siong on November 11th, 1987 in Singapore.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jerald

Penny Johnson Jerald is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to 1983. Penny was given the name Penny Johnson on March 14th, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 5 0 5
1910 9 0 9
1911 10 0 10
1912 19 0 19
1913 22 0 22
1914 30 0 30
1915 34 0 34
1916 54 0 54
1917 61 0 61
1918 59 0 59
1919 58 0 58
1920 59 0 59
1921 78 0 78
1922 113 0 113
1923 78 0 78
1924 84 0 84
1925 109 0 109
1926 124 0 124
1927 123 0 123
1928 144 0 144
1929 179 0 179
1930 191 0 191
1931 246 0 246
1932 262 6 256
1933 263 0 263
1934 288 0 288
1935 294 0 294
1936 399 5 394
1937 411 0 411
1938 419 0 419
1939 462 6 456
1940 501 0 501
1941 559 0 559
1942 653 7 646
1943 623 0 623
1944 554 7 547
1945 533 6 527
1946 563 0 563
1947 613 5 608
1948 548 0 548
1949 584 0 584
1950 514 6 508
1951 542 6 536
1952 560 5 555
1953 541 0 541
1954 504 0 504
1955 540 6 534
1956 498 0 498
1957 499 0 499
1958 481 0 481
1959 417 6 411
1960 408 5 403
1961 451 5 446
1962 463 0 463
1963 422 0 422
1964 441 0 441
1965 402 0 402
1966 426 0 426
1967 375 0 375
1968 346 5 341
1969 421 6 415
1970 430 0 430
1971 320 0 320
1972 294 0 294
1973 279 0 279
1974 237 0 237
1975 209 0 209
1976 238 5 233
1977 219 0 219
1978 181 0 181
1979 195 0 195
1980 193 0 193
1981 202 0 202
1982 180 0 180
1983 168 0 168
1984 123 0 123
1985 145 0 145
1986 142 0 142
1987 129 0 129
1988 189 0 189
1989 164 0 164
1990 158 0 158
1991 147 0 147
1992 153 5 148
1993 118 0 118
1994 126 0 126
1995 97 0 97
1996 107 0 107
1997 90 0 90
1998 90 0 90
1999 77 0 77
2000 74 0 74
2001 99 0 99
2002 63 0 63
2003 79 0 79
2004 56 0 56
2005 61 0 61
2006 51 0 51
2007 70 0 70
2008 59 0 59
2009 55 0 55
2010 44 0 44
2011 38 0 38
2012 51 0 51
2013 36 0 36
2014 38 0 38
2015 34 0 34
2016 35 0 35
2017 39 0 39

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Popularity of Jerald as a first name

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Popularity of Jerald as a last name

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Common last names for Jerald

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Jackson
  • Walker
  • Hill
  • Nelson
  • Young
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jerald U.S.
  White 55.94% 64.26%
  African American 33.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jerald

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jerald

  • What name lists does Jerald rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Jerald? Jerald is the 1,486th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jerald was the 68,770th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jerald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,051 babies born with the first name Jerald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jerald to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jerald? 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 Jerald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jerald is Friday, October 10th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Jerald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jerald was in 1942 with a total of 646 babies.
  • Random Jerald Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jerald ranks 71st in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 21 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Jerald: Your name in reverse order is Dlarej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldaejr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jerald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 286 people with the last name Jerald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jerald? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jerald 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).
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