The first name Gerit is female and male.
Gerit is a Frisian and Durch variant of the name Gerard, which derived from the Germanic name Gerhard, and a form of the feminine name Geralde.
For boys, Gerit means “brave spearman” (from Germanic “ger” = spear + “harti” = brave/hardy). For girls, Gerit means “ruler with the spear” (from Germanic “ger” = spear + “wald” = to rule).
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