Gerard Family History
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Gerard Name Meaning
English (chiefly Lancashire) and French (Gérard): from the personal name Gerard, Gérard, introduced to Britain from France by the Normans; it is composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gerald, Guerard, Herard, Gerhardt, Garard, Gerardi, Berard, Geary