Name Gerrit Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gerrit


Gerrit is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Gerrit thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Gerrit?

Gerrit 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.

What does the name Gerrit mean?

For boys, Gerrit means “brave spearman”(from Germanic “gēr” = spear + “harti” = strong/brave/hardy). For girls, Gerrit means “ruler with the spear” (from Germanic “gēr” = spear + “waltan” = to rule).

Pronunciation of Gerrit

Variants of the name Gerrit

Gerit Gerritt

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Popularity of the name Gerrit

The name Gerrit is ranked #6111 overall.

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