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Gert

What does Gert mean?

Gert Pronunciation of Gert [gert] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Gert is "strong spear". Gert is a variant form of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: strong, spear (warrior).

Variations

Gert has 1 variant: Gerte.

8 more alternative forms via Gertrude: Geertje, Gerda, Gerta, Gertie, Gertina, Gertrud, Gerty and Tru.

Creative forms:
(female) Gort, Grert, ..

(male) Gele, Gemo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gert Annie (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gert?

Gert is a rare given name for females. Gert is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Gert (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude and Tru. Other forms, like Gertrud, are uncommon. These relations of Gert were popular during 1890-1899 (average #831), but now, versions such as Gertrude have become less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude, Tru in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bert, Geeta, Gem, Gena, Gene, Gerde, Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerry, Gro, Guro and Mart. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gert.

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