Grete

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Danish[edit]

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Grete

  1. A female given name shortened from Margrete, Margrethe.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 10 098 females with the given name Grete (compared to 37 237 named Grethe) have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Grete

  1. A female given name, a cognate of English Margaret or Greta.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Grete

  1. A female given name derived from Margarete.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Grete

  1. A female given name derived from Margrete, variant spelling of Grethe.
  2. Gretel, the girl in the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel.

References[edit]

  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 9 448 females with the given name Grete (compared to 9940 named Grethe) living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.