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Meaning and name origin

Gertrude \ge-rtru-de, ger(t)-rude\ as a girl's name is pronounced GER-trood. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Gertrude is "strong spear". Name of a seventh century saint. Writer Gertrude Stein; actress Gertrude Lawrence.

Gertrude has 19 variant forms: Geertruide, Geltruda, Geltrudis, Gerda, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gertina, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda, Gertrudis, Gerty, Traudl, Trude, Trudi, Trudie and Trudy.


Gertrude is a very popular first name for females (#207 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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