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Gender: Male Pronunciation: gair-hard Origin of Gerhard: German variation of Gerard Meaning of Gerard: English and Irish from German, "spear strength"

The name Gerhard is a boy's name of German origin. Gerhard and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

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There's nothing soft or sensitive about a name ending in hard.

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Famous People Named Gerhard

Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder, 7th Chancellor of Germany
Gerhard Johannes Paul Domagk, German pathologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Gerhard Heinrich Friedrich Otto Julius Herzberg, German-Canadian physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Gerhard Ertl, German physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Gerhard Trede, German composer

Pop Culture References for the name Gerhard

Gerrit, Gerd


Koolkitty108 Says:


I can only think of Gerhard Trede when I hear this name...