German Girl Names
Description:Unfashionably ornate female form of unfashionable Roderick.
Origin:Polish and Czech variation of Gertrude, German
Meaning:"strength of a spear"
Description:Peaked in the Czech Republic in 1939.
Origin:German short form of Cornelia
Description:Cute tomboyish diminutive that's popular in Germany but has not spread far. An interesting choice for the parent who wants an elaborate feminine proper name with a modern short form.