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

Gerda Origin and Meaning

The name Gerda is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Latvian origin meaning "enclosure, stronghold".

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

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Famous People Named Gerda

Pop Culture References for the name Gerda

Gerd, Geerda, Gerta, Garda

Gerda's International Variations

Gerde (German)


Margot23 Says:


idk why everyone supposedly hates Gerda! I think it's adorable. reminds me of fairytales

kaylas Says:


So strong and beautiful, I can't wait to name my daughter Gerda.

snowsbeloved Says:


Oh dear, if using for a heritage name, an alternative name will be needed if you reside in America :(

ldougie Says:


I can't imagine this name for anyone under age 60.