Greta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German and Swedish Greta, a contraction of Margareta.

Proper noun[edit]

Greta

  1. A female given name.

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Greta

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Greta
Accusative Gretu
Dative Gretu
Genitive Gretu

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Greta, from Margareta. Recorded in Norway since the 15th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Greta

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 1815 females with the given name Greta living in Norway on January 1st 2011. Accessed on March 29th 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Greta, from Margareta. First recorded in Sweden in 1309.

Proper noun[edit]

Greta

  1. A female given name.
  2. Gretel, the girl in the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån: 12 802 females with the given name Greta living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on March 29th 2011.