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Origin of the name GERDR.
Etymology of the name GERDR.
Meaning of the baby name GERDR.

  

GERÐR.  Old Norse name meaning "enclosure," from gerdhi or gerthi (to gird round). (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  In mythology, this is the name of a frost giantess.  Also see Gerda and Gerdur.

... the Norse Lay of Skirni relates how Gerðr, Gymir's daughter, was successfully wooed for the love-smitten Frey by his messenger; how the latter had asked of the shepherd that "sat on the howe watching all the ways," which he should take in order to visit Gerðr in spite of her father's hounds... (The Hibbert Lectures, Trust, 1888).

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