Hertha meaning

A female given name occasionally borrowed from German around 1900.
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Origin of hertha

  • Invented in 19th century Germany from a misreading of Nerthus, name of an earth goddess in Germania (98 B.C.) by Tacitus; explained as "earth"; likely akin to Old Norse Njǫrðr, from Proto-Germanic *nerþuz ("vital power").
    From Wiktionary