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Gender: F Meaning of Gerda: "enclosure, stronghold" Origin of Gerda: Scandinavian

Mythological goddess of fertility whose name seems, ironically, among the least attractive.

Famous People Named Gerda

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

Pop Culture References for the Name Gerda

Gerda, character in Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen'
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"

Garda, Geerda, Gerd, Gerta

Gerda's International Variations

Gerde (German)

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