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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jerold

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Notable Persons Named Jerold

Yukmouth is a west coast hip hop and gangsta rap rapping. He has been prominent since 1994. Yukmouth was given the name Jerold Dwight Ellis III on October 18th, 1974. Yukmouth is also known as Thug Lord and Mr. Smoke-A-Lot.

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Jerry Ross was a lyricist and composer. Jerry was given the name Jerold Rosenberg on March 9th, 1926. He died on November 11th, 1955.

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Jerold was born on April 7th, 1919. He died on April 9th, 1999.

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Jerold was born on August 8th, 1908 in Wallington, Hampshire, England. He breathed his last breath on July 19th, 1999.

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Jerold Promes is a soccer player for the VVV-Venlo, AFC Ajax, RKC Waalwijk, AZ Alkmaar, Sparta Rotterdam, and SC Telstar. Jerold was born on March 9th, 1984 in Amsterdam.

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Jerold was born on May 12th, 1941. He breathed his last breath on July 13th, 2012.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1913 6 0 6
1914 17 0 17
1915 12 0 12
1916 21 0 21
1917 15 0 15
1918 19 0 19
1919 20 0 20
1920 21 0 21
1921 24 0 24
1922 23 0 23
1923 24 0 24
1924 31 0 31
1925 33 0 33
1926 43 0 43
1927 49 0 49
1928 69 0 69
1929 68 0 68
1930 76 0 76
1931 104 0 104
1932 87 0 87
1933 102 0 102
1934 141 0 141
1935 137 0 137
1936 119 0 119
1937 126 0 126
1938 131 0 131
1939 158 0 158
1940 182 0 182
1941 194 0 194
1942 228 0 228
1943 208 0 208
1944 180 0 180
1945 169 0 169
1946 156 0 156
1947 210 0 210
1948 163 0 163
1949 177 0 177
1950 171 0 171
1951 151 0 151
1952 134 0 134
1953 184 0 184
1954 167 0 167
1955 139 0 139
1956 138 0 138
1957 139 0 139
1958 113 0 113
1959 112 0 112
1960 128 0 128
1961 120 0 120
1962 120 0 120
1963 128 0 128
1964 106 0 106
1965 107 0 107
1966 110 0 110
1967 100 0 100
1968 101 0 101
1969 106 0 106
1970 102 0 102
1971 75 0 75
1972 66 0 66
1973 58 0 58
1974 61 0 61
1975 62 0 62
1976 37 0 37
1977 44 0 44
1978 30 0 30
1979 34 0 34
1980 30 0 30
1981 44 0 44
1982 38 0 38
1983 32 0 32
1984 34 0 34
1985 30 0 30
1986 28 0 28
1987 26 0 26
1988 37 0 37
1989 28 0 28
1990 30 0 30
1991 31 0 31
1992 28 0 28
1993 30 0 30
1994 20 0 20
1995 16 0 16
1996 18 0 18
1997 29 0 29
1998 18 0 18
1999 13 0 13
2000 14 0 14
2001 19 0 19
2002 12 0 12
2003 8 0 8
2004 9 0 9
2005 7 0 7
2006 9 0 9
2007 7 0 7
2008 10 0 10
2009 6 0 6
2010 6 0 6
2011 9 0 9
2012 12 0 12
2014 11 0 11
2015 5 0 5
2016 6 0 6
2017 9 0 9

Where is the name Jerold popular?

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Popularity of Jerold as a first name

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Common last names for Jerold

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Ford
  • Lee

Fun Facts about the name Jerold

  • How Popular is the name Jerold? Jerold is the 2,988th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jerold have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,411 babies born with the first name Jerold in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jerold 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 Jerold? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jerold first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jerold is Saturday, February 6th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Jerold born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jerold was in 1942 with a total of 228 babies.
  • Random Jerold Factoid: According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jerold is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1939.
  • Weird things about the name Jerold: Your name in reverse order is Dlorej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jlodre. How do you pronounce that?

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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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