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

The name Gerda is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Latvian origin meaning "enclosure, stronghold". Gerda and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

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)

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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.