Last name: GERARD

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All you have to know about the last name GERARD

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GERARD : This last name is indexed 2,073,883 times on Geneanet!

Origin 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 Garrard and also French Guerard English Garard Gerrard and Jarrard.

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