- this week

Gender: Male Pronunciation: hay-RAHR-doh Origin of Gerardo: Spanish variation of Gerard Meaning of Gerard: English and Irish from German, "spear strength" Gerardo's Popularity in 2017: #470

The name Gerardo is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin. Gerardo is ranked #470 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mexican Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

Widely used in the Latino community, the name gained renown in the nineties for its association with rapper Gerardo Mejía of 'Rico Suave' fame.

The name has lost ground since the mid-'90s.

Find other names based on Gerardo using our baby name generator.

Lists containing Gerardo:

See All List Categories

Famous People Named Gerardo

Gerardo (Mejía), Ecuadorian singer and rapper
Gerardo Machado (y Morales), former Cuban president and revolutionary
Gerardo Torrado (Diez de Bonilla), Mexican footballer
Gerardo de León, Filipino actor/director
Gerardo Daniel "Tata" Martino, Argentinian football manager
Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodríguez, Uruguayan musician
Gerardo Diego (Cendoya), Spanish poet
Gerardo Herrero, Spanish film director
Gerardo Manuel de Leon Roxas, Phillipine Senator, son of former Phillipine president Manuel Roxas

Pop Culture References for the name Gerardo