Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈjæɖ/(Swedish) /ˈɡɛɹd/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Old Norse Gerðr, derived from garðr meaning "enclosure, yard". According to Norse myth, Gerd was a beautiful giantess (jǫtunn). After Freyr fell in love with her, he had his servant Skírnir convince her to marry him.

Related Names

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


People think this name is

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Name Days

Norway: March 23
Sweden: March 23


Entry updated April 23, 2024