Gerd f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Gerd m for the male version.

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Gerðr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Gerðr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gerd
Genitive: Gerds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gerd
Genitive: Gerdin
Partitive: Gerdiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gerd
Genitive: Gerds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gerd
Genitive: Gerds

Name Days

Norway Norway

23 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

1 August

Sweden Sweden

23 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 26,169 people were named Gerd f (percentage of first or only given name: 93 %) [7]
  • Gerd was a heavy storm in Norway in October 1996.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
10190 18815 10123 18698 67 117
Denmark Denmark[9]
601
n.a.
498
n.a.
103
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
600
n.a.
464
n.a.
136
Iceland Iceland[11]
1 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
n.a.
n.a.
11632
n.a.
31
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name


Norwegian historic statistics trend[12]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Gerd (f)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/