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Greta meaning and name origin

Greta \g-re-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced GREH-tah. It is of German origin. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Made famous by actress Greta Garbo. Marathon runner Greta Waitz.

Greta has 13 variant forms: Greeta, Gretal, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretna, Gretta, Grette, Grietje and Gryta.

Baby names that sound like Greta are Grata and Gerta.

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Popularity of Greta

Greta is a very popular first name for women (#728 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Greta
Popularity of Greta