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Gertrud

What does Gertrud mean?

Gertrud Pronunciation of Gertrud [gertrud] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and Gertrud means "strong spear". Gertrud is a German form of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.

Associated with: strong, spear (warrior).

Variations

Gertrud has 1 variant: Gertraud.

13 more different relations via Gertrude: Geertruida, Geltruda, Geltrude, Geltrudis, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gertina, Gertruda, Gertrudes, Gertrudis and Gerty.

Creative forms:
(female) Geltrud, Netrud, ..

(male) Gerrad, Gertius, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gertrud Nikki (G.N.), ..

How popular is Gertrud?

Gertrud is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2395 out of 4276, Top 56%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Gertrud (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Gertie and Gertrude. Other forms, like Geertruida, are uncommon. These relations of Gertrud reached the top of their popularity in the 1890s (adoption of 0.73%), but now, forms like Gertie have become less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Astrud, Gerarda, Gerarde, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry and Imtrud (see Ermintrude). These names tend to be less frequently used than Gertrud.

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