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What does Gertie mean?

Gertie Pronunciation of Gertie [ger-tie] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Gertie means "strong spear". Gertie is an alternate spelling of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: strong, spear (warrior).


Gertie has 2 variants: Gerta and Gerty.

6 more different relations via Gertrude: Geertje, Gerda, Gert, Gerte, Gertina and Gertrud.

Creative forms:
(female) Gartie, Geltie, ..

(male) Gerdo, Gertin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gertie Finleigh (G.F.), ..

How popular is Gertie?

Gertie is a very prominent first name for females (#1369 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gertie reached its peak rank of #231 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gertie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gertie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Gertie ranked in the Top 2000 are Gertrude and Gerda. Other variants, like Gerty, are seldom used. These forms of Gertie were popular as baby names in the 1890s (median #441).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gertie, Gerda, Gertrude in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Artie, Beatie, Berdie, Bernie, Berrie, Berte, Berthe, Berti, Bertie, Bertine, Bettie, Gardie, Genie, Gennie, Georgie, Gerde, Gerdine, Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gratia, Grete, Grethe, Grette, Hettie, Jerrie, Kerrie, Lettie, Martie, Mercie, Merrie, Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Mirtie, Myrtie, Nettie, Perrie, Terie, Terrie, Tertia, Verdie, Veretie, Veritie, Verlie, Vernie and Yettie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gertie.

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