Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Gerrard

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Gerrard

Gerrard: Now usually Gerard. Gerrard Van Bedber or Bedberd, a stranger, of St. Stephen, Coleman St., London, seems to be German, in which case the forename is from Gerhard; see EWDF and Bahlow at Bedbur for information on the locative.

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