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Gender: Male Origin of Gerrit: Low German variation of Gerhard Meaning of Gerhard: German variation of Gerard

The name Gerrit is a boy's name of German, Dutch origin. Gerrit and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibsets You Know".

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The name of several Old Master painters makes an interesting possibility, except for the possible confusion with Garrett.

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Famous People Named Gerrit

Gerrit Alan Cole, American baseball player
Gerrit Dou, Dutch painter
Gerrit Graham, American actor
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Dutch furniture designer
Gerrit Smith, U.S. Congressman from New York
Gerrit Parmele Judd, American physician and missionary to Hawaii, adviser to King Kamehameha III
Gerrit Zalm, Dutch politician
Gerardus Johannes Maria "Gerrit" Braks, Dutch politician
Gerrit Welmers, musician of band Future Islands

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