Given Name GERD (2)

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: YERD (Swedish), GERD (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Old Norse garðr meaning "enclosure". In Norse myth Gerd was a fertility goddess, a frost giantess who was the wife of Freyr.
VARIANTS: Gerda (Swedish), Gerda (Norwegian), Gerda (Danish)
SAME SPELLING: Gerd (1)

Categories

fertility deities, giants, goddesses, mythology
Entry updated August 26, 2016