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Meaning and name origin

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


Gerte has 1 variant form: Gert.


Gerte 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 Gerte and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gertrude. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Berte, Gerda, Gerta, Gertie, Gerty, Grete and Grette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerte.