Grete: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Grete

Grete

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Margaret:

From the Greek Margarītēs, which is derived from maragon (a pearl).

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At the moment, "Grete" is the sixty-first most popular girl's name in Norway.

It is pronounced "GRAY-tah".

My friend from soccer pronounces it like GREH-ta. She's named after Grete Waitz. She says lots of people see it on paper and accidentally say Grit or Greet. She finds it annoying, but it's a beautiful name. If you like it you will probably like the name Aurora.

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Nicknames for Grete: | Edit

Gret, Gretabells, Grets

Meanings and history of the name Grete: | Edit

As it is a form of "Margaret", it also means "pearl".

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Grete Samsa, sister of Gregor Samsa in Franz Kafka's short story "The Metamorphosis"

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