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pinWhat 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. Compare last name Grata.


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: Gretga, Gretla. [more]

pinHow 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)

Popular varying forms of Gretta (not ranked) are Margaret (#169 in 2014), Greta (#594) and Meta. Other forms, like Greeta, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Gretta was widespread among parents in the 1900s (median #303) and has become much reduced since (#587, 40.8% less). Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Gretta and related names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Greta, Margaret, Meta in U.S.

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

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Gretta is pronounced similarly to Grata. Other recommended similar baby 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, Geeta, Gerda, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gerty, Ginetta, Gitta, Gratia, Grenata, Grenatta, Hetta, Huetta, Inetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Joetta, Koretta, Laretta, Leretta, Letta, Loretta, Maretta, Netta, Odetta, Oletta, Oreta, Oretha, Oretta, Orette, Ornetta, Retta, Rhetta, Ugetta, Wyetta, Yetta, Yvetta and Zetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gretta.