Meaning and Origin of: Trude

Girl name origins & meanings

  • German : Adored warrior
  • German : From Gertrude

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and German : from a short form of the female personal nameGertrude, composed of the Germanic elements gēr‘spear’ + trud ‘strength’, the latter being subsequently reinterpreted as traut ‘dear’, yielding the formGertraut (see Draudt).