Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. YAD(Swedish)
GEHRD(English)
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Meaning & History

From Old Norse Gerðr, derived from garðr meaning "enclosure". In Norse myth Gerd is a beautiful frost giantess. Freyr falls in love with her, and has his servant Skírnir convince her to marry him.

Related Names

VariantsGerda(Swedish) Gerda(Norwegian) Gerda(Danish) Gerðr(Norse Mythology)
Same SpellingGerd 1

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   natural   devious   strong   rough   strange   simple   comedic   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: March 23
Sweden: March 23

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Entry updated April 25, 2021