About the baby name Greta

Like the first name Greta? Find out the meaning of the Greek/German girl baby name, see ratings, get a cute name image to share or save, and more

Baby name meaning

  • In Greek, comes from the word margarites, meaning “pearl”
  • A short form of Margaret, or the Danish/Swedish name Margareta
  • In Germany, also the short form of Margarethe
  • Popular in Germany, Iceland and Sweden
  • Famous for actress Greta Garbo
  • Variants include Gretchen, Gretel



Name length

5 letters (popular name length)

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