Gertrude

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Gertrude

Gertrude

Strong Spear

Derived from a Germanic female name, composed of gar, ger ‘spear’ and prup ‘strength’.

Meaning:

Strong spear

Origin:

German

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Gertrude

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Gertrude

 

Variations & Similar Names

Geraldine, Geranium, Gerda, Gretchen, Griselda, Gundruna

Nicknames

Gertie, Trudy

Middle Names

Harlow, Lillian, Lilly, Rain, Willa

Famous Bearers

Gertrude Abercrombie (American painter)

Gertrude Bell (English archaeologist and spy)

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