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The name Gertrude is of Germanic origin, and means spear strength.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gertrude has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gertrude
Use of the Name Gertrude for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
175,461 2,442 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gertrude has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gertrude last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1965, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gertrude
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188025787  
188124791  
188226939  
188325923  
1884281,063  
1885291,0867308
1886271,2507947
1887281,251  
1888281,468  
1889281,5438367
1890261,7136929
1891261,64557311
1892231,9248927
1893241,811  
1894251,90869210
1895242,12962012
1896232,221  
1897232,1359936
1898242,30258814
1899232,1118947
1900232,58210008
1901271,964  
1902272,20776710
1903242,253  
1904252,269  
1905272,27581010
1906222,3738779
1907242,49489810
1908252,55876313
1909252,617  
1910262,919  
1911302,88594413
1912303,873  
1913333,998  
1914324,922  
1915356,079  
1916356,233  
1917376,292  
1918396,266  
1919396,013  
1920425,783  
1921465,345  
1922485,079  
1923594,694  
1924604,542  
1925703,893  
1926713,844  
1927783,505  
1928863,016  
1929952,729  
1930962,549  
19311152,095  
19321241,968  
19331331,620  
19341361,580  
19351451,423  
19361561,314  
19371591,320  
19381721,168  
19391731,094  
19401861,006  
1941189998  
1942215934  
1943229862  
1944232814  
1945262664  
1946289639  
1947298704  
1948301650  
1949302655  
1950314612  
1951334563  
1952381472  
1953422420  
1954443393  
1955472371  
1956509339  
1957555299  
1958629243  
1959676219  
1960700212  
1961794173  
1962852154  
1963801168  
1964846152  
1965977112  
Totals:  175,461 171

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gertrude as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gertrude appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 86 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Gertrude