Grete

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Margarete [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Greta

Name Day

Norway Norway

13 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poirée (born 7 July 1974), Norwegian biathlete

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&
Norway Norway[6]
8867 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
3978 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
287 486 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 131 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 Grete(f) Sources: [8][7][6][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Grete(f)

Sources: [8] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi