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What does Geertruida mean?

Geertruida Pronunciation of Geertruida [geertru-i-da] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and Geertruida means "strong spear". Geertruida is a Dutch form of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: strong, spear (warrior).


Geertruida has 2 variants: Gertruda and Gertrudis.

2 more relations via Gertrude: Geltruda and Gertrud.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Geertruida Estrella (G.E.), ..

How popular is Geertruida?

Geertruida is an uncommon given name for women. Geertruida is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Geertruida (unlisted) is Gertrude. Other variants, like Gertrudis, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Geertruida reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.69%), but now, Gertrude has become less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gertrude in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Geertruida and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beeatrisa (see Beatrice), Berthilda, Bertilda, Cherida, Geenia, Geerda (see Gerda), Geertje, Geeta, Geltrude, Geltrudis (see Gertrude), Georgeina, Georgia, Georgina, Geralda, Geraldina, Gerarda, Gerarde, Gerardina, Gerardine, Gerda, Gererdina, Gerica, Gerika, Gerri, Gerrica, Gerrie, Gerta, Gertie, Gertina, Gertraud, Gertrudes, Gerusha, Glorria, Gregoria, Gregorina, Guida, Nereida, Nerida, Querida, Serrilda and Sherronda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Geertruida.

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