Gertrude

Gertrude - A very unique female name



  Apr 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gertrude, meaning strength of a spear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #26. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gertrude and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gertrude? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gertrude. The baby girl name Gertrude was given to 5 baby girls in 1976, ranking #2922 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 257,754 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gertrude peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 26.



Famous with this name

Gertrude Olmstead
Gertrude Short
Gertrude Niesen


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Gertrude is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gertrude is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,676 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,676.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gertrude is where you live.


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Gertrude origin and meaning

Gertrude is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means strength of a spear. To see famous people named Gertrude, pop culture references for the name Gertrude and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gertrude

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gertrude, sorted by popularity.

Girtrude / Gertrudes /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19762922
19752904
19731543
19721643
19711868
19701769
19692645
19681438
19671582
1966991
19651001
1964887
1963820
1962880
1961794
1960719
1959651
1958620
1957549
1956509
1955469
1954439
1953424
1952378
1951330
1950311
1949307
1948299
1947299
1946292
1945262
1944229
1943225
1942213
1941190
1940184
1939174
1938173
1937159
1936156
1935144
1934135
1933133
1932124
1931116
193096
192995
192886
192777
192671
192570
192460
192359
192248
192146
192042
191939
191839
191737
191635
191535
191432
191333
191230
191130
191026

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1676

Even more about Gertrude


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gertrude a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gertrude?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gertrude
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 257,754
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1976 births +5

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