Gesine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Gertrude:
Derived from the Old High German Geretrudis, a compound name composed of the elements ger (spear) and trut (maiden, dear) or þruþ (strength). The name Gertrude was introduced to England in the Middle Ages by German immigrants.
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- Nicknames for Gesine
Sine, Sina, Gesi
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Gesine is a north German variant of the name Gertrude, meaning "strong spear". It can also be spelled Gesina. Both forms are pronounced "geh-ZEE-nuh", with a soft "z".
- Famous real-life people named Gesine
Gesine Bullock-Prado, master baker and author, is the sister of actress Sandra Bullock; they have a German mother, the late Helga Bullock.
Gesine Cukrowski, German actress
Gesine Lötzsch, German politician
Gesine Multhaupt, German politician
Gesine Schwan, German political scientist
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