Grete - Meaning of Grete

What does Grete mean?

[ 2 syll. gre-te, gr-ete ] The baby girl name Grete is pronounced GREH-Tah in German †. Grete has its origins in the Old Greek language, and it is used largely in German and Scandinavian.

Grete is a derivative of the English, German, Polish, Scandinavian, and Austrian Greta.

Grete is also a contracted form (German and Scandinavian) of the English and Scottish Margaret.

A variant of the name is the English and German diminutive form Gretchen.

See also the related categories, greek, scandinavian, and german.

Grete is uncommon as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly related to Grete, Margaret was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Grete include Greta, Gretta, Garaetz, Garaitz, Garaytz, Garda, Geerda, Geerta, Geertke, Gerda, Gerdah, Gertha, Goratze, Grata, Greata, Greeta, Gretha, Gritta, Gryta, and Grytta.

† Pronunciation for Grete: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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