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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.GRE-tə German
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Meaning & History

German, Danish and Norwegian short form of MARGARET.
VariantsGreta, Gretchen, Meta German Grethe, Merete, Mette Danish Grethe, Mette Norwegian
DiminutiveGretel German
Other Languages & CulturesRetha Afrikaans Margarid, Margarit Armenian Margarita Bulgarian Margarida Catalan Margareta Croatian Markéta Czech Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet Dutch Margaret, Margery, Greta, Gretchen, Gretta, Jorie, Madge, Mae, Maggie, Mamie, Margaretta, Marge, Margie, Margo, Marje, Marjorie, Marjory, May, Mayme, Meg, Midge, Peg, Peggie, Peggy, Retha, Rita English 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 Margherita, Greta, Rita Italian Margarita Late Roman Margreet, Greet Limburgish Margarita, Greta Lithuanian Margaid, Paaie Manx Meggy Medieval English 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 Margareta, Margit, Greta, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Rita Swedish Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan Welsh

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Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute