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What does Hertha mean?

Hertha Pronunciation of 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


VARIANTS Eartha, Erda, Ertha, Herta



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How popular is Hertha?

Hertha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3386 out of 4276, Top 79%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hertha reached its peak position of #714 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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?

Eartha is the only other popular variation form of Hertha. Adoption of these relations of Hertha was widespread during 1900-1909 (MEDIAN #1390).

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 sound-alike names are Artha, Bartha, Berta, Bertha, Berthe, Betha, Birtha, Dortha, Eartha, Ertha, Gerta, Heath, Hera, Herma, Hermia, Herta, 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.