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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From Margaret. A rare variant of Greta.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Gretta

Gretta Vosper is an author, minister, united church of canada, west hill united church; governor; centennial college; director, ecumenical community of chautauqua; founder, canadian centre for progressive christianity; director, the clergy project, and centennial college. Gretta was given the name Margaret Ann Vosper on July 6th, 1958 in Kingston, Ontario.

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Gretta was born on May 25th, 1931 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Gretta is also known as Lange and Margaret Marie (birthname). She left this life on August 1st, 2014.

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Gretta Cohn is an indie rock and emo musician. She plays Yamaha Corporation. She has had major accomplishments since 2001.

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Gretta was born on August 16th, 1985 in Ghadir, Lebanon.

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Gretta Chambers is a 16th Chancellor of McGill University. Gretta was born on January 15th, 1927.

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Gretta was given the name Alegre Sarfaty in 1947. Gretta is also known as Sarfaty and Greta.

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How popular is the baby name Gretta in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 5 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 6 6 0
1889 9 9 0
1890 11 11 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 9 9 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 16 16 0
1896 8 8 0
1897 7 7 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 10 10 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 10 10 0
1908 12 12 0
1909 11 11 0
1910 10 10 0
1911 18 18 0
1912 12 12 0
1913 15 15 0
1914 16 16 0
1915 31 31 0
1916 25 25 0
1917 18 18 0
1918 37 37 0
1919 24 24 0
1920 25 25 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 28 28 0
1923 29 29 0
1924 23 23 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 24 24 0
1927 30 30 0
1928 33 33 0
1929 34 34 0
1930 34 34 0
1931 36 36 0
1932 46 46 0
1933 40 40 0
1934 44 44 0
1935 42 42 0
1936 35 35 0
1937 42 42 0
1938 41 41 0
1939 29 29 0
1940 35 35 0
1941 28 28 0
1942 36 36 0
1943 22 22 0
1944 41 41 0
1945 31 31 0
1946 32 32 0
1947 35 35 0
1948 25 25 0
1949 30 30 0
1950 27 27 0
1951 25 25 0
1952 27 27 0
1953 24 24 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 28 28 0
1956 33 33 0
1957 36 36 0
1958 41 41 0
1959 35 35 0
1960 53 53 0
1961 21 21 0
1962 45 45 0
1963 24 24 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 27 27 0
1966 100 100 0
1967 77 77 0
1968 68 68 0
1969 49 49 0
1970 47 47 0
1971 55 55 0
1972 41 41 0
1973 29 29 0
1974 40 40 0
1975 33 33 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 19 19 0
1980 29 29 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 28 28 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 16 16 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 25 25 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 41 41 0
2001 44 44 0
2002 29 29 0
2003 39 39 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 49 49 0
2008 38 38 0
2009 46 46 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 42 42 0
2012 58 58 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 46 46 0
2015 51 51 0
2016 62 62 0
2017 50 50 0

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Popularity of Gretta as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Gretta

  • How Popular is the name Gretta? Gretta is the 4,465th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gretta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,849 babies born with the first name Gretta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gretta to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gretta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gretta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gretta is Thursday, September 18th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Gretta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gretta was in 1966 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Gretta Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gretta is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Gretta: Your name in reverse order is Atterg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rettag. How do you pronounce that?

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