First name origins & meanings:
- German: Friendly
- German: Wolf
- Old English: From the red gate
First name variations: Gerta, Gerd, Gerda, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Gert, Jera, Jerica, Trude, Truta, Trudie, Trudi, True, Gertrude, Prue, Pru, Prudence, Rudger, Rudgyr, Rudigar, Rudiger, Rudeger, Rudolf, Rodolf, Rodolphe, Rodolfo, Raoul, Rudie, Rudi, Rolf, Rolph, Rollo, Rollin, Dolph, Rudolph, Ruddy
Last name origins & meanings:
- Variant spelling of German Rudi.
Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with red
hair or a ruddy complexion, from Slavic rudy ‘red’.
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