Gretha

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant spelling of Greta (see also -a) [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Greta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Grethuson Faroe Islands

Female

Grethudóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gretha
Genitive: Grethas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Gretha
Accusative: Grethu
Dative: Grethu
Genitive: Grethu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gretha
Genitive: Grethan
Partitive: Grethaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gretha
Genitive: Grethas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gretha
Genitive: Grethas

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


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Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[6]
509
n.a.
509
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
159
n.a.
159
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
55 132 55 132 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
8
n.a.
8 0 0
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Gretha (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Gretha (f)


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/