Name: Gertrude

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gertrude

  • Meaning:
    Strength of the spear; spear maiden
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    (GER trood)
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    English speaking countries
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    Saint Gertrude the Great was born in 1256. She wrote 'The Revelations of Saint Gertrude', on the revelations she received from Jesus.

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