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What does Grette mean?

Grette Pronunciation of Grette [grette] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Grette is "pearl". Grette is an alternate spelling of Greta (German, Greek): short variant of Margaret.

Associated with: greek.


Grette has 1 variant: Grete.

14 more different relations via Greta, Margaret: Greeta, Gretal, Gretchen, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretl, Gretna, Gretta, Grietje, Gryta, Margette and Mette.

Creative forms:
(female) Greti, Gretne, ..

(male) Gretle, Gretti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Grette Vaida (G.V.), ..

How popular is Grette?

Grette is a rare first name for women. Grette is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Greta (#573 a year ago), Gretchen (#1431), Gretta and Margaret (#154) are the prominent alternative forms of Grette (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Greeta, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Grette was at its most widespread a century ago (adoption of 4.5%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.2%, 96%), with forms like Margaret becoming less trendy. Greta is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alette, Anette, Arete, Aretta, Arette, Ariette, Arlette, Arnette, Bette, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Briette, Britte, Dorette, Erlette, Ervette, Evette, Garnette, Genette, Gerde, Gert, Gerta, Gerte, Gertie, Gerty, Gilette, Ginette, Gitte, Grata, Gratia, Hette, Huette, Idette, Irvette, Ivette, Jette, Joette, Korette, Lorette, Lurette, Marette, Odette, Olette, Oretta, Orette, Ornette, Ryette, Sarette, Wyette, Yette, Yuette and Yvette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Grette.

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