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Meaning and name origin

Gerta \ge(r)-ta\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Gerta is "strong spear". Gerta is a variant of Gertrude (Old German): name of a seventh century saint.


Gerta has 2 variant forms: Gertie , Gerty.


Gerta is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gerta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gertrude and Gertie. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Berta, Garda, Geerda, Geeta, Gerda, Gert, Gerte, Grata, Greeta, Greta, Gretta, Gryta and Herta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerta.