Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gering m. A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old High German, Old Saxon gēr 'spear'.

France
Latin
c823 Geringus (nom) irminon-vol2 4, CE
Germany
Latin
1220 Gerungus (nom) hennes-vol1 48
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gering". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Gering.