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What does Hertha mean?

Hertha Pronunciation of Hertha [hertha] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hertha is "earth". Name of the German or Scandinavian Earth Mother.

Associated with: old english, earth, scandinavian.


Hertha has 4 variants: Eartha, Erda, Ertha and Herta.

Creative forms:
(female) Hartha, Herha, ..

(male) Herhay, Hersea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hertha Kathryn (H.K.), ..

How popular is Hertha?

Hertha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3386 out of 4276, Top 79%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hertha reached its highest rank of #714 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other popular related form of Hertha is Eartha. These relations of Hertha were at the apex of their popularity a century ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hertha, Eartha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Artha, Bartha, Berta, Bertha, Berthe, Betha, Birtha, Dortha, Gerta, Heath, Hera, Herma, Hermia, Hestia, Hetta, Horatia, Keitha, Leitha, Letha, Martha, Meertha, Mirtha, Reatha, Retha, Tersha, Tertia and Ubertha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hertha.

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