GRETA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: GRE-tah (German), GRET-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of MARGARETA. A famous bearer of this name was Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Märta, Meta (Swedish), Gretchen, Grete, Meta (German), Gretta (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Gretel (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES: 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 (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margaux, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margaréta, Margit, Margita, Gréta, Rita (Hungarian), Margrét (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margherita, Rita (Italian), Margarita (Late Roman), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margarita (Lithuanian), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette, Rita (Norwegian), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Marzena (Polish), Margarida, Rita (Portuguese), Margareta (Romanian), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Margarita, Rita (Spanish), Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #594 
Hungary  ranked #22 
Italy  ranked #15 
Sweden  ranked #76