Metta: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Metta

Metta

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Origin of the name Margaret:

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

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Margaret, Meta

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Mettā is a Sanskrit word associated with "loving-kindness" or "friendliness."

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This is a (primarily German) shortened form of Margaret.

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German Baroness Anna Metta von Oberg (1737–1794).

Metta White was an American silent film actress.

Author Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (1831-1885; nom de plume Seeley Regester)wrote over 100 dime novels and is credited with writing of one of the first detective novels in the United States.

Metta Davis (1922- ) was an actress and the wife of late American film and television actor Nathan Davis.

Metta Gramberg (1959- ) is a Dutch actress.

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