Greta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Margreta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Greeta
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Greetta
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Gret
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Grét
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Icelandic
Greta
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Gréta
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Grete
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Greteke
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Greth
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Gretha
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Grethe
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Gretta
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Grette
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Kreeta
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Kreetta
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See also Gretchen, Gretel, Krîta

Combinations

For combinations see GRET (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Greta
Genitive: Gretas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Greta
Accusative: Gretu
Dative: Gretu
Genitive: Gretu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Greta
Genitive: Gretan
Partitive: Gretaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Greta
Genitive: Gretas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Greta
Genitive: Gretas

Name Days

Norway Norway

13 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

20 July

Sweden Sweden

20 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
5052 12191 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
1817 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
462 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 4095 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Greta(f) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Greta(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Greta(f)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables