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12/24/2022, 4:06 AM General9696
8/5/2022, 9:28 AM General9696

Name Gerwig
Type Surname (from given name)
Usage German, French
Pronounced Pron. GUR-wig(English)
Other Forms FormsGerbig, Gerwin, Garwig, Gervig, Gerwik, Gerwick, Garweg, Girbig, Gervik, Gerwen
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic given name Gerwig, ultimately from the elements gēr meaning "spear" and wīg meaning "battle, fight". This surname is also found in France (mainly in the region of Alsace). A famous bearer is American actress and filmmaker Greta Gerwig (1983-).
Added 8/5/2022 by General9696