Meaning and Name Origin
Gretta has 21 more related forms via Greta, Margaret: Gretal, Gretchen▼, Grete, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretl, Gretna, Grette, Grietje, Margette, Margita, Marketa, Marketta, Markita, Marquetta, Meta▼, Mette, Meyta and Rita▼.
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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gretta and related names. Popular varying forms of Gretta (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Margaret (#169 in 2014), Greta (#594), Rita, Meta and Gretchen. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1900-1909 and has become much lower since, with the versions Gretchen, Rita, Meta and Greta becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)