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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Gerhard. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1960

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

Old High German name meaning 'strong spear'

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  • Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder (born 1944), German politician, Chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005