What does Gretta mean?
Associated with: greek.
Gretta has 2 variants: Greeta and Gryta.Creative forms:
(female) Greti, Gretla, ..
(male) Grettana, Gretti, .. Middle name pairings:
Gretta Lauren (G.L.), ..
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)
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Gretta are Margaret (#154 in 2015), Greta (#573) 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 (#1181, 96.3% less usage). Margaret is the firm favorite, although Greta appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions such as Margaret have become less contemporary.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.