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Origine of last name

GERARD : 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 <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Garrard">Garrard</a> and also French <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Guerard">Guerard</a> English <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Garard">Garard</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Gerrard">Gerrard</a> and <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Jarrard">Jarrard</a>.

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