a feminine name: dim. Gert, Gertie, Trudy
Origin of Gertrudefrom French and Ger: French Gertrude from German Gertrud from Old High German Geretrudis from ger, spear + trut, dear
- A female given name.
From Old French, from Proto-Germanic *gaizaz (“spear”) + *þrūþ- (“strength”) or *trut- (“maiden, dear”) ; name of a Belgian seventh century saint.