Gerda Gottlieb Wegener, Danish artist
Gerda Weissensteiner, Italian Olympic luger
Gerda Hedwig Lerner, American academic, founder of the field of women's history
Gerda Taro, German war photographer
Gerritje "Gerda" Verburg, Dutch diplomat and politician
Gerda, character in HansChristianAndersen's 'The SnowQueen'
Gerda Solent (née Torp), wife of the eponymous history teacher Wolf Solent in J. C. Powys's 1929 novel 'Wolf Solent'
Gerda Mannheim, German refugee in 'The World in the Evening' (1954) by Christopher Isherwood
Gerda, character on Dutch TV's "Sesamstraat"