Other Origin(s):German, Norse
Meaning:Rules with spear; Greedy, ravenous one
Geri is a versatile name with a carefree flow that can be gifted to boys and girls. This seemingly innocent appellation comes packed with vigor and determination, sprouting in Britain as a nickname for the Germanic Gerald and Geraldine. Derived from these titles, Geri means “rules with a spear” for the tenacious tot with a sharp wit and self-confidence galore. Geri’s Norse roots tell a brooding mystical tale, as the name of one of the two wolves who accompanied Odin. With the Norse definition of “the greedy” or “the ravenous one,” baby Geri may have an insatiable thirst for exploring the world, soaking up all that life has to offer.
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