Colors Related to this Name: Blue
Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing
Origin: Invented in 19th century Germany from a misreading of Nerthus, name of an earth goddess in Germania (98 B.C.) by Tacitus; explained as "earth"; likely akin to Old Norse Njǫrðr, from Proto-Germanic *nerþuz ("vital power").
-( female name -comes from the Germanic language-) occasionally borrowed from German around 1900.
-( female name) popular at the turn of the 20th century.
-( female name) borrowed from Germany.