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Greta meaning

Name :

Greta

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Gender :
Feminine
Meaning of Greta :

Origin of name Greta :
German
Greta Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the name Greta desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Greta having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology
Variant Baby Names of Greta:

Greeta, Gretal, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretna, Gretta, Grette, , Greeta, Gretal, Greeta

Rhyming Names of Greta: 
Greta with popular German Surnames:

Greta Raab,   Greta Herzog,   Greta Mair,   Greta Sz,   Greta Bohm

Popularity Rank :

Greta was ranked top 360 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 573 in American in year 2015 More about rank of Greta

Names Similar to Greta :

The feminine name Greta is short for Margareta or Margaret, which was taken from the Latin Margarita. Margarita was derived from the Greek name Margarites that meant “pearl”. The name was borne to Saint Margaret, who was the patron of expectant mothers. Her legend is depicted in art from the Middle Ages, making the name popular throughout the Christian world.

 

Besides Saint Margaret, the name was also given to many other saints and royalty from many countries.  However, the name Greta became popular after the Swedish actress by the name of Greta Garbo graced the stage.

More About German Name : Greta

  • A diminutive of Margaret.

  • A diminutive of Margaret.

  • Greta and Grejta name were common in Poland. The spelling gravitated to Gryta and then became somewhat extinct after that point. Greta is a short name of Margaret now this is a independent name.

Famous Name Greta

  • Greta Andersen

    is a Danish swimmer and olympic champion, later settled in Long Beach, California. She competed at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, where she received a gold medal in 100 m freestyle, and a silver medal in 4 100 m freestyle relay.[1]

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Greta Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish

Greta also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, Greek, Australian, Chinese

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  • What does the name Greta mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Pearl in German. Greta also named in American, English, Greek, Australian, Chinese for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Greta. What does the name Greta mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Greta. History of name and famous personality with Greta will help to update our database and other website users.

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