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What does Gerde mean?

Gerde Pronunciation of Gerde [gerde] as a name for girls is of Old Norse origin, and the name Gerde means "shelter". Gerde is a variant form of Gerda (Old Norse): modern variation of Gerd.

Associated with: norse.


2 relations via Gerda: Garda and Geerda.

Creative forms:
(female) Gende, Gerdee, ..

(male) Gerle, Gerrad, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerde Rita (G.R.), ..

How popular is Gerde?

Gerde is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#78035 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Gerde (outside Top 2000) is Gerda. Other variants, like Geerda, are seldom used. This form of Gerde was at the height of its popularity a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dede, Gardie, Genae, Gene, Genie, Gerarde, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Gerdine, Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Glade, Golde, Heide, Meade, Reade, Verde and Zelde. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerde.

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