Low German variation of Gerhard
"ruler with the spear"

Gerrit Origin and Meaning

The name Gerrit is a boy's name of German, Dutch origin.

An undiscovered cousin of Garrett and Gerard. Gerrit has some merit, especially for its arty credentials as the name of several Old Master painters.

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Famous People Named Gerrit

  • Gerrit Alan ColeAmerican baseball player
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  • Gerrit SmithU.S. Congressman from New York
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