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pinWhat does Gerta mean?

Gerta /ger-ta/ as a girls' name. Gerta's name origin is Old German, and the name Gerta means "strong spear". Gerta is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.


Gerta has 2 variants: Gertie and Gerty.

Gerta has 21 more related forms via Gertrude: Geertje, Geertruida, Geltruda, Geltrude, Geltrudis, Gerda, Gert, Gerte, Gertina, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda, Gertrudes, Gertrudis, Traudl, Tru, Trude, Trudi, Trudie, Trudy and Truus.

Kreatif forms: Georta, Gerga, Gerva. [more]

pinHow popular is Gerta?

Gerta is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Gerta is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Gerta and associated names. Popular varying forms of Gerta (outside Top 1000) are Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude, Trudie and Trudy. Other forms, like Gerte, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Gerta reached its most widespread during the years 1900-1909 (average #608) and has become lower since, with the forms Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude and Trudy becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude, Trudie, Trudy in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Berta, Garda, Geerda, Geeta, Gerde, Grata, Greeta, Greta, Gretta, Gryta and Herta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gerta.