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Greta Meaning


What does Greta mean?

The name Greta is of German origin.

The meaning of Greta is "pearl".

Greta is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gre-ta.

The Given Name Greta

Greta is a diminutive of Margareta. See Margareta for further details.

Greta is quite a refined name and a welcome find.

This great little girl name has a natural charm.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Greta falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Greta Garbo, and Greta Scacchi.

Greta Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 573 in baby name popularity for girls with 531 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 593 in baby name popularity for girls with 494 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Greta sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Greta Name Popularity Page.

Greta Related Names

Greta is a diminutive of Margareta.

Variants of the name Greta include Gretta.

Famous Gretas

  • Greta ~ 2 hurricanes, 2 storms
  • Greta Garbo ~ Actress
  • Greta Scacchi ~ Actress

Greta Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Greta.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Greta are often reflecting and perky but most of all they are read more >>

Greta Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Greta in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Greta.

Just for fun, see the name Greta in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Greta in Nautical Flags page.