Greta: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Greta | Girls
Origin of the name Greta:
A short form of Margarethe (a pearl), Greta is also commonly bestowed as an independent given name.
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- Comments and insights on the name Greta: | Edit
Greta is such a sweet name, yet it works well on a serious adult.
- Personal experiences with the name Greta: | Edit
My Grandmother named me and I really like my name. It is uncommon but not so much that it can not be pronounced.
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- Meanings and history of the name Greta: | Edit
It is of German origin. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl".
- Famous real-life people named Greta: | Edit
Greta Garbo, actress
Greta Van Susteren, journalist
Greta Scacchi, Italian-English actress
Daughter of Phoebe Cates and Kevin Klein
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Greta von Amberg, character on the soap opera "Days of our Lives"
In the movie Liar, Liar with Jim Carrey, his secretary is named Greta.
Global Popularity of the Name Greta
- #23 in Hungary
- #56 in Germany
- #694 in United States