Short form of Gertrude, German
"strength of a spear"

Gert Origin and Meaning

The name Gert is a girl's name meaning "strength of a spear".

Gert is an old school nickname for one of the oldest school names, Gertrude. Only the most adventurous, so-far-out-it's-in baby namers will choose Gertrude or Gert today, but it's definitely geek chic.

Famous People Named Gert

  • Gertrude "Gert" BoyleGerman,American chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear

Gert in Pop Culture

  • Gertrude "Gert" Yorkes aka Arseniccharacter in Marvel's Runaway comics