Given Name GRETA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: GRE-ta (German), GRET-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of MARGARETA. A famous bearer of this name was the Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
VARIANTS: Gretchen, Grete, Meta (German), Rita (Italian), Märta, Meta (Swedish), Gretta (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Gretel (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Retha (Afrikaans), Margarid, Margarit (Armenian), Margarita (Bulgarian), Margarida (Catalan), Margareta (Croatian), Markéta (Czech), Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Margarethe, Merete, Meta, Mette, Rita (Danish), Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet (Dutch), Maret, Margit (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margaux, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margarita (Greek), Margalit, Margalita (Hebrew), Margaréta, Margit, Gitta, Gréta, Rita (Hungarian), Margrét, Gréta (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margarita (Late Roman), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette, Rita (Norwegian), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena (Polish), Margarida, Rita (Portuguese), Margareta (Romanian), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Margaréta, Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Margarita, Rita (Spanish), Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Gréta
USER SUBMISSION: Grēta

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Entry updated February 12, 2018