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What does Gertie mean?

Gertie Pronunciation of Gertie as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Gertie means "strong spear". Gertie is an alternate spelling of Gertrude (Old German): from gār.


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, spear (warrior)


VARIANTS Gerty, Gerta

OTHER FORMS VIA GERTRUDE Geertje, Gerda, Gert, Gerte, Gertina, Gertrud



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How popular is Gertie?

Gertie is a very prominent first name for females (#1369 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Gertie reached its peak rank of #231 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Gertie ranked in the Top 2000 are Gerda and Gertrude. Other variants, like Gerty, are seldom used. These forms of Gertie were popular as baby names in the 1890s (MEDIAN #441).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Artie, Beatie, Berdie, Bernie, Berrie, Berte, Berthe, Berti, Bertie, Bertine, Bettie, Gardie, Genie, Gennie, Georgie, Gerde, Gerdine, Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gratia, Grete, Grethe, Grette, Hettie, Jerrie, Kerrie, Lettie, Martie, Mercie, Merrie, Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Mirtie, Myrtie, Nettie, Perrie, Terie, Terrie, Tertia, Verdie, Veretie, Veritie, Verlie, Vernie and Yettie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gertie.

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