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What does Gertrudes mean?

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

Associated with: strong, spear (warrior).


7 relations via Gertrude: Geltruda, Geltrude, Geltrudis, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda and Gertrudis.

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Middle name pairings:
Gertrudes Hadleigh (G.H.), ..

How popular is Gertrudes?

Gertrudes is a rare first name for women. Gertrudes is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Gertrudes (outside Top 2000) is Gertrude. This relation of Gertrudes was popular in the 1890s (usage of 0.69%), but now, Gertrude has become less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bertrade, Geertruida, Gerarda, Gerarde, Gerde, Gerrie, Gerte, Gertie and Mercedes. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gertrudes.

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