Subject: About Gertrude
Author: Poppylena   (Authenticated as poppylena)
Date: August 14, 2008 at 12:42:18 AM
Reply to: not what i'd call "traditional" by aquamarina
I found it on a list of 'The Most Usual Christian Names of Men and Women' in the back of a English dictionary from 1796 so Gertrude was used before the 19th century here.

The full list:

Plus, the entry for Gertrude in this database says it was introduced into England in the 15th century and Shakespeare used it.

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