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Girl Names Starting with Gr-

Gr- baby names and what they mean, with 12 results. Gr- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 1.5%) and are somewhat less widespread today (ADOPTION 0.8%, DOWN 46.1%), with names like Griselda becoming somewhat dated. Gracelynn (#391) and Greta (#573) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these, while Greve (TOP 7%) and Greear (13%) are familiar Gr- last names. Here is the list of Gr- names for boys.

Gr- names

Grace - Gro

Grace and variants

Grace, var. Grazyna, Graziosa, Grazina, Graziella, Grayce, Grazia, Gratiella, Gratiela, Gratiana, Grata, Gratia, Gracious, Gracina, Gracilia, Gracieuse, Gracija, Gracielle, Graciella, Graciela, Graciana, Gracie, Gracia, Gracey, Gracelynne, Gracella, Gracelynn, Gracee
Stems fr. Latin word. "Favor, blessing." Gracen is also a marginally favored baby name.

Grainne1, var. Granya, Grania, Grainnia, Grainne2
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. .. An ancient Irish name, once that .. Uncommon, but Grainne is comparable to common surnames Gardine (UPPER 84%), Gawne (27%), with the -ne suffix.

Granada, var. Grenadda, Grenada, Granadda
Spanish place name .. Grenadda and variants are barely found as women's names, and Granada occurs regularly (UPPER 19%) as a surname.

Grenatta, Grenata, Granata
Var. of Garnet. Root fr. Middle English language. .. It is the birthstone for January. Granata, Grenata and Grenatta are unusual as girls' names.

Greer, var. Grier
Stems fr. Scottish, Latin words. "Watchful, vigilant." Greer and Grier are rare as female names.

Gregoria and variants

Gregoria, var. Gregoryna, Gregorya, Gregorine, Gregorina, Gregoriana, Gregorijana
Source fr. Latin word. "Watchful, vigilant." Gregoriana and variants were popular as birth names in the 1920s.

Margaret and variants

Gretl, Grette1, Gretta1, Grethel1, Gretchen1, Gretel1, Gretal1, Greta1
Var. of Margaret. Derivative of Greek element. "Pearl." Adoption of Greta, Gretta, etc. as birth names in 2015 was up 12.4% compared to a decade ago.

Greta2, var. Gryta, Grietje, Grette2, Gretta2, Grethel2, Gretna, Grethe, Gretha, Gretel2, Gretchen2, Grete, Gretal2, Greeta
Root fr. German, Greek words. "Pearl." Usage of Gretna and variants was expansive 45 years ago and has become diminished, with Gretchen becoming less trendy.


From German, Greek elements. "Pearl." Gretchen became less trendy in 2015, dropping -162 positions as a girls' name to reach #1431.

Origin fr. Greek element. "Pearl." Gretel is not often used as a birth name. See also Gretal.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gr- names: Grace, Gracee, Gracelynn, Gracey, Gracia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gr- names: Gracie, Graciela, Gratia, Grayce, Gregoria

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gr- names: Greta, Gretchen, Gretta, Griselda

Griselda and variants

Griselda, var. Gryzelde, Gryselde, Grizelda, Grizel, Grishilde, Grissel, Grishelda, Griselly, Griselle, Griseldis, Grisella, Grisel, Gricely, Gricelda
Based on Old German element. "Grey battle." Gricely, Griseldis, Grisella, Griselle and Griselly are more unconventional as girls' names among the forms of Griselda.

Origin fr. Scandinavian, Old Norse languages. "To grow." Not that prominent as a baby name.