This year Gerald's Name day is on 13th October 2017
Gerald is derived from the Old German meaning 'spear rule'; Gerald has a name day of 13th October and our description is based upon the male usage of the name.
This name is a truly ancient name from which numerous variations have been derived as shown below (NB The M or F in brackets are Male or Female orientated names)
Historically Famous Geralds
Gerald of Aurillac, France is one of few laymen canonised for the holiness of his daily life. Born in 855 from an aristocratic background he adminstered his estates with great generosity and compassion.