Nerthus
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Given Name NERTHUS
GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
Latinized form of Nerþuz, the Germanic (feminine) equivalent of Njörðr (see NJORD). Nerthus was a Germanic goddess of fertility as described by the Roman historian Tacitus in the 1st century.
Categories
fertility deities, goddesses
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hertha, Herta (German)