Gertrud

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Old High German name

Combination of GEIR and ÞRUÐ [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Gardrud
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Swedish
Geertruida
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Geirtrud
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Norwegian
Geirtrúð
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Faroese
Geirþrúðr
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Old Norse
Geirþrúður
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Icelandic
Gerthrud
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Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Gertrud
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Gertruda
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gertrude
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Gertrudis
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Danish Finish Swedish
Getrud Swedish
Giertrud
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Danish
Gjertrud
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Gjertruda
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Norwegian
Gjertrude
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Norwegian
Gortra
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Faroese
Hjertrud
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Norwegian
Hjärtrud
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Swedish
Jertrud
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Norwegian Swedish

See also Gerdeke, Gerta, Gertie, Gertraud, Gertru, Gertrun, Gertud, Jarþrúðr, Jerttu, Keke, Kepu, Kerttu, Kiátuluk, K'itura, Trudi

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gertrud
Genitive: Gertruds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gertrud
Genitive: Gertrudin
Partitive: Gertrudia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gertrud
Genitive: Gertruds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gertrud
Genitive: Gertruds

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

17 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 March

Sweden Sweden

17 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 24134 people were named Gertrud (percentage of first or only given name: 64 %) [8]


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Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
3259 8733 3259 8733 0 0
Denmark Denmark[12]
764
n.a.
764
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
1482
n.a.
1482 0 0
Greenland Greenland[14]
47 181
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
2 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
65
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Gertrud (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Gertrud (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no