From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Herta. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1940

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany
  • Eastern Germany

Variant spellings


Origin and Meaning

Old High German name deriving from an Ancient Germanic name meaning 'power of life'

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