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Meaning and Name Origin

Gertie \ge(r)-tie\ as a girls' name. The name Gertie means "strong spear". Gertie is a variation of Gertrude (Old German): name of a seventh century saint. A somewhat rare given name.


Gertie has 2 variants: Gerta and Gerty.

Gertie has 16 more different forms via Gertrude: Geertruide, Geltruda, Geltrudis, Gerda, Gert, Gerte, Gertina, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda, Gertrudis, Traudl, Trude, Trudi, Trudie and Trudy.


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)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Gertie for girls. Gertie reached its peak rank of #231 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gertie name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gertie and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Gertie ranked in the Top 1000 are Trudy, Trudie, Gertrude and Gerda. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and are now much less popular, with the versions Trudy, Gertrude, Gertie and Gerda becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Bertie and Gardie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gertie.