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I love this name. At first I thought it wasn't anything special but it kinda grows on you.
-- ezy_lou  12/10/2005
Greta is the Swedish form of Gretel, Hansel & Gretel are called Hans and Greta.
-- Anonymous User  1/5/2006
And of course, there is the lovely Swedish actress, the Sphinx of Hollywood, Greta Garbo.
-- ars musica  1/22/2006
Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, aka Greta Garbo.
-- Rockos_Modern_Life_1  3/23/2007
I usually think of this sweet, wide-eyed little ingenue when I think of this name. And it ages well.
-- gaelruadh19  7/16/2006
It does kind of grow on you. I taught an art class to a little girl named Greta. I like it a lot now.
-- claraelizabethann  7/25/2006
I like this name a lot. Sure, it may be old-fashioned to some, but I can see it on a young person as well as someone older.
-- Brenna  7/25/2006
Greta Catchlove is the author of the fictional book "Charm Your Own Cheese" from Harry Potter.
-- claraelizabethann  7/31/2006
Greta Scacchi, the Italian-English actress, is a famous bearer.
-- Ylva  8/9/2006
My mum's name is Greta and is short for her full name Margaretta. She doesn't like her name but I think it would be quite cute on a little girl.
-- katie XX  9/11/2006
River Greta is a river in Cumbria, England. It is a tributary of the River Derwent and flows through the town of Keswick.
-- sweetbabe  11/21/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Greta here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  11/24/2006
Greta Salpeter is a member (vocals/paino) of the indie band, The Hush Sound.
-- sharonrenee  2/7/2008
A famous bearer is Greta Gothard, who is an Irish step dancer/fiddler.
-- Anonymous User  4/29/2009
Also a feminine name in Croatia.
-- goricar  8/4/2010
I like the name Greta, but I don't know if I would consider using it. Maybe if I lived in another country. Two things come to mind when I hear the name: regret and granola... I get the regret part but granola?! I still don't know why I think of granola.
-- GibsonGirl  8/23/2011
Greta Van Susteren hosts the Fox News show "On the Record."
-- Anonymous User  2/3/2012
Greta Ohlsson is one of the characters of Agatha Christie's famous novel "Murder on the Orient Express".
-- CarolinW  6/17/2012
I used to think of an old German woman when I heard this, but now I love it. I'm using it as a character in a book.
-- Quamalamalam  12/7/2013

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