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What does Gretta mean?

Gretta [gret-ta] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Gretta means "pearl". Gretta is an alternate spelling of Greta (German, Greek): short transcription of Margaret.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

Gretta has 2 variants: Greeta and Gryta.

Gretta has 14 more related forms via Greta, Margaret: Gretal, Grete, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretl, Gretna, Grette, Grietje, Marketta, Meta, Mette and Meyta.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Greti, Gretla, ..

(male) Grettana, Gretti, ..

How popular is Gretta?

Gretta is a very prominent first name for women (#2079 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Gretta for girls. Gretta reached its apex rank of #1009 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gretta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gretta outside U.S.

Popular varying forms of Gretta are Margaret (#169 in 2014), Greta (#594) and Meta. Other forms, like Greeta, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Gretta was widespread among parents in the 1890s (median #492) and has become much reduced since (#1190, 96.5% less usage). Margaret is the firm favorite, although Greta appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions such as Margaret have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gretta, Greta, Margaret, Meta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Greta, Margaret outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE GRETTA

Gretta is pronounced similarly to Grata. Other recommended names are Aletta, Anetta, Areta, Aretha, Aretta, Arette, Arletta, Arnetta, Betta, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Brietta, Britta, Caretta, Cetta, Coetta, Coretta, Detta, Doretta, Eletta, Erletta, Evetta, Geerda (see Gerda), Geeta, Gerda, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gerty, Ginetta, Gitta, Gratia, Grenata, Grenatta, Hetta, Huetta, Inetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Joetta, Koretta, Laretta, Leretta (see Loretta), Letta, Loretta, Maretta, Netta, Odetta, Oletta, Oreta, Oretha, Oretta, Orette, Ornetta (see Arnette), Retta, Rhetta, Ugetta, Wyetta, Yetta, Yvetta and Zetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gretta.


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