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What does Gerte mean?

Gerte /ger-te/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Gerte's name origin is Old German, and the name Gerte means "strong spear". Gerte is an alternate form of Gertrude (Old German): name of a seventh century saint. Gehrt is a popular last name.


Gerte has 1 variant: Gert.

Gerte has 17 more related variations via Gertrude: Geertruide, Geltruda, Geltrudis, Gerda, Gerta, Gertie, Gertina, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda, Gertrudis, Gerty, Traudl, Trude, Trudi, Trudie and Trudy.

Kreatif forms: Gertea, Geute. [more]

How popular is Gerte?

Gerte is an uncommon first name for women. Gerte is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Gerte and related names. Popular alternative forms of Gerte (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Trudy, Trudie, Gertrude, Gertie and Gerda. Forms like Gertrud are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.392%) and is now significantly less, with the versions Gerda, Gertie, Gertrude and Trudy becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Berte, Grete and Grette. Like Gerte, these names are not commonly used.