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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 1.2%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.6%, DOWN 51.9%), with names like Griselda becoming somewhat dated. Gracelynn (#341) and Greta (#587) 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." Gracy 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.

Greta and variants

Greta1, var. Gryta, Grietje, Grette1, Gretta1, Grethel1, Gretna, Grethe, Gretha, Gretel1, Gretchen1, Grete, Gretal1, Greeta
Root fr. German, Greek words. "Pearl." Usage of Gretna and variants was expansive 48 years ago and has become diminished, with Gretchen becoming less trendy.

Gretl, Grette2, Gretta2, Grethel2, Gretchen2, Gretel2, Gretal2, Greta2
Var. of Margaret. Derivative of Greek element. "Pearl." Adoption of Greta, Gretta, etc. as birth names in 2018 was down 19.5% compared to a decade ago.


From German, Greek elements. "Pearl." Gretchen is commonplace (UPPER 10%) as a given name, and exists often (UPPER 68%) as a surname.

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.