Trudy

August 4, 2015 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Gertrude“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Geltrude, Geretrudis, Gerta, Gertha, Gerthe, Gerti, Gertie, Gertraud, Gertrud, Gertruda, Gertrude, Gertrudes, Gertrudis, Gerty, Gurda, Gurde, Gurt, Kerttu, Tru, Truda, Trude, Trudi, Trudie, True, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Trudy Leffer, Nina’s librarian mother, in Sleeping Arrangements, by Laura Cunningham (published 1989, set in the 1950s).

WRITERS:
Trudy Dittmar (b. 1944), American essayist and nature writer.
Trudy Larkin Förster (c.1935-2005), American novelist.

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