Gerard Family History
Gerard Name Meaning
French (Gérard) Walloon (mainly Gérard) and English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Gérard Gerard (from Old French Gerart Girart) composed of the ancient Germanic elements gēr ‘spear lance’ + hard ‘hardy brave strong’. As a surname of French origin it is also found in Haiti. Compare Garrard and also French Guerard English Garard Gerrard and Jarrard .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022