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Gerda

Heart
Scandinavian
"enclosure, stronghold"

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

  • Gerda Gottlieb WegenerDanish artist
  • Gerda WeissensteinerItalian Olympic luger
  • Gerda Hedwig LernerAmerican academic, founder of the field of women's history
  • Gerda TaroGerman war photographer
  • Gerritje "Gerda" VerburgDutch diplomat and politician

Gerda in Pop Culture

  • Gerdacharacter 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 MannheimGerman refugee in "The World in the Evening" (1954) by Christopher Isherwood
  • Gerdacharacter on Dutch TV's "Sesamstraat"
  • Queen Gerdacharacter in the tv show Once Upon a Time