Name Gerd Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gerd


Gerd is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Gerd thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Gerd

Gerd is a short form of the Old High German name Gerhard. In Scandinavia, Gerd is also a female name (a variant of the Old Norse name Gerðr).

What is the meaning of the name Gerd?

For boys, Gerd means “brave spearman” (from Germanic “gēr” = spear + “harti” = strong/brave/hardy) and for girls, Gerd means “protector” (from Old Norse “garðr” = protection/enclosure).

Pronunciation of Gerd

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Popularity of the name Gerd

The name Gerd is ranked #8606 overall.

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