What does Gerte mean?
Gerte /ger-te/ 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): from gār. Gehrt is a popular last name.
Gerte has 1 variant: Gert.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 Gertrude, Gertie and Gerda. Other forms, like Gertina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Gerte was common among parents during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.63%) and is now significantly less, with the versions Gerda, Gertie and Gertrude becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Berte, Bette, Birte, Garda, Gardie, Geerda, Gerde, Gerie, Gerri, Gerry, Grata, Greeta, Greta, Grete, Grethe, Gretta, Grette, Gryta, Merle, Mette and Teree. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerte.