Gertrude (given name)
Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Gertrude
gender = Female
meaning = derived from words meaning "spear" and "strength"
origin = Germanic
related names = Gertrud
Gertrude (also spelt Gertrud) is a female
given namewhich is derived from Germanic roots that meant "spear" and "strength". See Names in Russian Empire, Soviet Union and CIS countries for a curiosity with this name.
People with this name include:
Gertrude Atherton, American writer
Gertrude Bell, an archaeologist and spy
*Gertrude Edelstein Berg (1894–1966)
Gertrude Blanch(ca. 1897–1996)
Gertrude Crampton, an author of children's books
Gertrude Walton Donahey(1908–2004), politician
Gertrude B. Elion(1918–1999), pharmacist.
Gertrude Gadwall, a fictional character
Gertrude Jekyll(1843–1932), a gardener
Minnie Gertrude Matthews
Sarah Gertrude Millin
Gertrude Mongella, an ambassador from Tanzania.
Gertrude Morgan(1900–1980), a preacher, and missionary.
*Gertrude Pridgett Rainey
Gertrude Stein(1874–1946), writer
Gertrude Vachon, an American professional wrestler.
Gertrude Chandler Warner(1890–1979)
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Gertrudefor a list of fictional characters and people known by only one name.
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