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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gerth

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Notable Persons Named Gerth

Gerth Kaas is an athlete for the JK Vändra Vaprus.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gerth


Walter was born on December 12th, 1914 in Kassel. They passed away on January 10th, 1995.


Bernhard was born on April 5th, 1844 in Dresden. He passed away on February 1st, 1911.


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Popularity of Gerth as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gerth U.S.
  White 94.81% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gerth

People with the last name Gerth are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gerth

  • How Popular is the name Gerth? As a last name Gerth was the 15,015th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gerth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gerth is Monday, May 14th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Gerth? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gerth. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gerth: Your name in reverse order is Htreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ghtre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gerth? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,967 people with the last name Gerth.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gerth? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gerth as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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