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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gertha

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

R is for respect, earned through your actions

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

How popular is the baby name Gertha in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 7 7 0
1885 5 5 0
1887 5 5 0
1888 5 5 0
1889 7 7 0
1891 5 5 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 12 12 0
1900 11 11 0
1901 16 16 0
1902 15 15 0
1903 14 14 0
1904 18 18 0
1905 19 19 0
1906 20 20 0
1907 15 15 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 19 19 0
1910 22 22 0
1911 25 25 0
1912 35 35 0
1913 17 17 0
1914 31 31 0
1915 53 53 0
1916 33 33 0
1917 53 53 0
1918 49 49 0
1919 41 41 0
1920 51 51 0
1921 58 58 0
1922 50 50 0
1923 40 40 0
1924 39 39 0
1925 41 41 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 42 42 0
1928 26 26 0
1929 32 32 0
1930 43 43 0
1931 30 30 0
1932 33 33 0
1933 27 27 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 33 33 0
1936 22 22 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 25 25 0
1939 29 29 0
1940 33 33 0
1941 34 34 0
1942 23 23 0
1943 24 24 0
1944 28 28 0
1945 24 24 0
1946 22 22 0
1947 20 20 0
1948 19 19 0
1949 21 21 0
1950 19 19 0
1951 18 18 0
1952 20 20 0
1953 18 18 0
1954 18 18 0
1955 20 20 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 8 8 0
1967 7 7 0
1971 5 5 0

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Popularity of Gertha as a first name

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Common last names for Gertha

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Harris
  • Johnson
  • Evans
  • Walker
  • Parker
  • Stewart

Fun Facts about the name Gertha

  • How Popular is the name Gertha? Gertha is the 7,176th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gertha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,792 babies born with the first name Gertha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gertha to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gertha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gertha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gertha is Wednesday, May 15th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gertha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gertha was in 1921 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Gertha Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gertha is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Gertha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gtahre. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Gertha born Jan 6, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).