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Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 1 (Ranked #12576).

What does the name "Gertrude" mean?

Gertrude (German): Strong Spear

The name "Gertrude" is of German origin and it means "Strong Spear". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

G is for golden, memories you share.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Edurtreg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Reduegtr". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Gertrude" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Gertrude? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 177,329 babies born with the name Gertrude in the United States. That's more than enough Gertrudes to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 787 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gertrude" was in 1917 with a total of 6,300 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gertrudes)

According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gertrude" ranks #55 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 124 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1925. Across the entire United States a total of 3,900 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Gertrude popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Gertrude in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Gertrude

Luna Vachon

Luna Vachon is a professional wrestler. Luna was born in 1962 as Gertrude Elizabeth Vachon in Atlanta, Georgia.


Gert Boyle

Gert Boyle is a businesswoman. Gert was born in 1924 as Gertrude Lamfrom in Augsburg, Germany.


Past life for Gertrude born Dec 31, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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