Greta name meaning
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Greta Name Meaning

Name

Greta

   
Pronounciation
GRE-tah

Meaning of Greta

Pearl

Greta Name Origin

German
Greta name origin
Diminutive of MARGARETA. Saint Margaret, the patron of expectant mothers, was martyred at Antioch in the 4th century. Later legends told of her escape from a dragon, with which she was often depicted in medieval art. The saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and her name has been widely used in the Christian world.
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Diminutive of MARGARETA. Saint Margaret, the patron of expectant mothers, was martyred at Antioch in the 4th century. Later legends told of her escape from a dragon, with which she was often depicted in medieval art. The saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and her name has been widely used in the Christian world. 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
Greta also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, Greek, Australian, Chinese
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