Geraldine \ge-raldi-ne, ger(al)-dine\ as a girl's name is pronounced jare-ul-DEEN. It is of Old German and French origin, and the meaning of Geraldine is "spear ruler". Feminine form of Gerald, first coined in the 16th century. Actress Geraldine Chaplin, Geraldine Fitzgerald; politician Geraldine Ferraro..
Geraldine has 32 variant forms: Deena, Dina, Dyna, Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldina, Geralyn, Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerdene, Gerdine, Geri, Gerianna, Gerianne, Gerilynn, Gerri, Gerrilyn, Gerroldine, Gerry, Giralda, Jeraldeen, Jeraldene, Jeraldine, Jeralee, Jere, Jeri, Jerilene, Jerrie, Jerrileen, Jerroldeen and Jerry.
A baby name that sounds like Geraldine is Garldina.