Greeta, Gretal, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Gretha, Grethe, Grethel, Gretna, Gretta, Grette, , Greeta, Gretal, Greeta
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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.
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.
Greta Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish
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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