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Greta Name Popularity

How popular is the name Greta? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 716 11 0.0031%
1911 650 16 0.0043%
1912 629 29 0.0058%
1913 883 11 0.0019%
1914 776 25 0.0036%
1915 738 43 0.0047%
1916 703 55 0.0057%
1917 844 33 0.0033%
1918 942 27 0.0025%
1919 824 40 0.0038%
1920 1,024 23 0.0021%
1921 1,015 24 0.0021%
1922 1,129 18 0.0016%
1923 889 35 0.0031%
1924 1,017 27 0.0023%
1925 1,052 22 0.0019%
1926 719 62 0.0056%
1927 597 101 0.0091%
1928 466 170 0.0159%
1929 395 238 0.023%
1930 360 302 0.0289%
1931 336 323 0.0327%
1932 320 356 0.036%
1933 333 306 0.0328%
1934 352 274 0.0283%
1935 390 229 0.0236%
1936 430 178 0.0185%
1937 455 164 0.0166%
1938 480 149 0.0146%
1939 546 104 0.0102%
1940 573 103 0.0097%
1941 614 87 0.0077%
1942 658 85 0.0067%
1943 663 85 0.0065%
1944 1,096 19 0.0015%
1945 871 37 0.003%
1946 856 52 0.0035%
1947 832 63 0.0038%
1948 705 96 0.006%
1949 829 68 0.0042%
1950 744 88 0.0055%
1951 639 136 0.008%
1952 668 129 0.0074%
1953 666 135 0.0076%
1954 676 142 0.0078%
1955 603 186 0.0101%
1956 581 217 0.0115%
1957 582 227 0.0118%
1958 572 249 0.0132%
1959 517 307 0.0162%
1960 542 278 0.0147%
1961 505 325 0.0172%
1962 592 236 0.0129%
1963 574 245 0.0136%
1964 674 183 0.0104%
1965 610 207 0.0127%
1966 443 402 0.0257%
1967 396 487 0.0321%
1968 457 397 0.0264%
1969 523 307 0.0199%
1970 525 318 0.02%
1971 570 267 0.0178%
1972 679 165 0.0121%
1973 690 165 0.0127%
1974 651 182 0.014%
1975 751 140 0.0109%
1976 795 126 0.0098%
1977 1,072 71 0.0053%
1978 971 91 0.0068%
1979 839 131 0.0093%
1980 823 139 0.0095%
1981 800 150 0.0102%
1982 989 99 0.0066%
1983 1,180 60 0.0041%
1984 1,127 71 0.0048%
1985 1,349 49 0.0032%
1986 1,268 56 0.0037%
1987 1,329 53 0.0035%
1988 1,317 58 0.0037%
1989 1,423 56 0.0035%
1990 1,424 63 0.0038%
1991 1,400 64 0.0039%
1992 1,360 72 0.0045%
1993 1,500 57 0.0037%
1994 1,460 61 0.004%
1995 1,279 81 0.0054%
1996 1,194 96 0.0064%
1997 1,137 111 0.0075%
1998 1,101 123 0.0082%
1999 859 199 0.0133%
2000 738 262 0.0172%
2001 853 217 0.0144%
2002 764 262 0.0175%
2003 692 329 0.0216%
2004 706 332 0.0218%
2005 662 372 0.0243%
2006 684 368 0.0235%
2007 671 389 0.0247%
2008 682 390 0.0252%
2009 684 374 0.025%
2010 670 375 0.026%
2011 697 347 0.0244%
2012 638 388 0.0272%
2013 584 433 0.0304%
2014 574 459 0.0315%
2015 563 488 0.0335%
2016 606 431 0.0299%
2017 601 425 0.0305%
2018 562 473 0.0344%
2019 599 421 0.0311%

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Names Like Greta

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What names are variants of Greta?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Greta.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Greeta

German

Gretal

Pearl

Greek

Gretchen

“The little pearl.” Regarded as a diminutive of Margarete, the German equivalent of Margaret, which see.

German

Grete

German

Gretel

Pearl

Greek

Gretha

German

Grethe

German

Grethel

Pearl

Greek

Gretna

German

Gretta

Pearl

Greek

Grette

Pearl

Greek

Grietje

German

Gryta

German


What names sound like Greta?

If you like how Greta sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Greta.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gerta

Strong spear

German

Grata

Favor; blessing

Latin


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