Female, J names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Jeraldine is a variant spelling of Geraldine, itself the feminine form of Gerald which is composed from Germanic elements ger (spear) and wald (rule) essentially meaning “ruler of the spear”.

Nicknames: Jeri

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Geraldine (English)
  • Géraldine (French)


Male forms:

  • Gerald (English, German)
  • Jerald (English)
  • Jerold (English)
  • Jerrold (English)
  • Gerold (German, Ancient Germanic)
  • Gerhold (German)
  • Gerolt (Dutch)
  • Gérald (French)
  • Géraud (French)
  • Gearalt (Irish)
  • Gearóid (Irish)
  • Giraldo (Italian)
  • Geraldo (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Gerallt (Welsh)



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