Gerhardt: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gerhardt

Gerhardt

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Origin of the name Gerard:

Derived from the Old High German Gerhart (spear strength, brave with the spear), which is composed from the elementsger (a spear) and hart (hearty, brave, strong).

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German form of Gerard. Gerard is derived from the Germanic element ger "spear" combined with hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced this name to Britain.

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Gerhard Friedrich Müller (29 October 1705 – 22 October 1783) was a historian and pioneer ethnologist.

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