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).
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).
The name Gerd is ranked #8606 overall.
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