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 name Gertrude, composed of the Germanic elements gēr ‘spear’ + trud ‘strength’, the latter being subsequently reinterpreted as traut ‘dear’, yielding the form Gertraut (see Draudt).