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What does Ermintrude mean?

Ermintrude Pronunciation of Ermintrude [er-mintrude] as a girls' name is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Ermintrude is "all loved". From erm(em) or irm(en) "entire, universal", found in Emma, and traut "beloved" or thruth "strength". Also possibly derived from Ermen trut meaning "Ermen's maiden", referring to Ermen the Germanic god of war.

Associated with: strength, war (battle).


Ermintrude has 7 variants: Ermengard, Ermentraud, Ermyntrude, Imtrud, Irmentrud, Irmtraud and Trudy.

Affiliated girl name: Irma.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Ermintrude Analia (E.A.), ..

How popular is Ermintrude?

Ermintrude is an unusual given name for women. Ermintrude is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Emma (#1 via latest list), Trudy and Irma are the prominent alternative forms of Ermintrude (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Ermintrude was at its apex during 1880-1889 (median #743) and has become much reduced since (#1333, down 79%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emma, Irma, Trudy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emma, Irma outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Armande, Armonde, Brinhilde, Edmonde (see Edmonda), Elinore, Ellinore, Emeraude, Eminta, Erinne, Erlinda, Erline, Ermgard, Ermin (see Ermine), Ermina, Ermine, Erminia, Erminie, Erminine, Erminne (see Ermine), Ermyne (see Armina), Eroique (see Eroica), Esmiralde (see Esmeralda), Geltrude, Gertrude, Irmgarde, Ormonde and Trinidade (see Trinity). These names tend to be more frequently used than Ermintrude.

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