Gerald Desrochers in the US

  1. #2,889,414 Gerald Delozier
  2. #2,889,415 Gerald Denning
  3. #2,889,416 Gerald Deroche
  4. #2,889,417 Gerald Desantis
  5. #2,889,418 Gerald Desrochers
  6. #2,889,419 Gerald Detwiler
  7. #2,889,420 Gerald Deweese
  8. #2,889,421 Gerald Dillman
  9. #2,889,422 Gerald Dinkins
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Meaning & Origins

From an Old French name of Germanic (Frankish) origin, derived from gār, gēr ‘spear’ + wald ‘rule’. It was adopted by the Normans and introduced by them to Britain. There has been some confusion with Gerard. It died out in England at the end of the 13th century. However, it continued to be popular in Ireland, where it had been brought in the 12th century at the time of Strongbow's invasion. It was used in England in the 17th century and revived in the 19th century, along with several other long-extinct names of Norman, Old English, and Celtic origin, and is now more common than Gerard, which survived all along as an English ‘gentry’ name.
137th in the U.S.
French: topographic name for someone living among boulders, from fused preposition and plural definite article des + the plural of rocher ‘boulder’, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. This name was sometimes confused with Desrosiers, even in French language documents.
11,266th in the U.S.

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