Hertha

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See also: herða

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Hertha (see that entry for more).

Proper noun[edit]

Hertha

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages occasionally borrowed from German around 1900.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Hertha.

Proper noun[edit]

Hertha

  1. A female given name

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Invented in 19th-century Germany from a misreading of Nerthus, name of a goddess in Germania (98 B.C.E.) by Roman senator Tacitus. Nerthus is a Latinized form from a Proto-Germanic *Nerþuz, apparently cognate to Old Norse Njǫrðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hertha

  1. A female given name, popular at the turn of the 20th century