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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. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gertie and Gertrude. (2015 statistics).
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.