Grete Name Meaning & Origin
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
Gret, Gretabells, Grets
- Meanings and history of the name Grete
As it is a form of "Margaret", it also means "pearl".
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- Grete in song, story & screen
Grete Samsa, sister of Gregor Samsa in Franz Kafka's short story "The Metamorphosis"