First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gretha

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

R is for respect, earned through your actions

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons Named Gretha

Gretha Boston is an actor. Gretha was born on April 18th, 1959 in Crossett, Arkansas, U.S.


Gretha Smit is a skater. Gretha was born on January 20th, 1976 in Rouveen.


Gretha was born on February 21st, 1964 in Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands. Gretha is also known as Margaretha Maria Tromp.


Gretha was born on August 20th, 1945.


Fun Facts about the name Gretha

  • How Popular is the name Gretha? Gretha is the 50,320th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gretha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41 babies born with the first name Gretha in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gretha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gretha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gretha is Sunday, February 1st, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Gretha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gretha was in 1928 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gretha: Your name in reverse order is Ahterg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gtaher. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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