First name origin & meaning:
Latin, Greek: Herb name; regret
First name variations: Gerta, Gerd, Gerda, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Gert, Jera, Jerica, Trude, Truta, Trudy, Trudie, Trudi, Gertrude, Prudy, Pru, Prudence, Tru, Anders, Andor, Andre, Andreas, Andrae, Andrei, Andres, Andros, Andy, Aindrea, Andery, Andonis, Andru, Audrew, Andie, Andrews, Andrzej, Drew, Andrew, Brooce, Broose, Brucey, Brucy, Bruis, Bruse, Bruce, Landree, Landre, Landri, Landrie, Landry, Pruitt, Pruit, Prewet, Prewit, Prewitt, Prewitt, Truman
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: topographic name for someone who lived on a track or
pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’,
- English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English
byform rǣw, or a habitational name from places in Devon and
Isle of Wight called Rew from this word.
- Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named,
notably in Telemark, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.