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Grit - Meaning of Grit

What does Grit mean?

[ 1 syll. grit, gr-it ] The baby girl name Grit is pronounced as GRIHT †. Grit is mainly used in the German language and its language of origin is Old Greek. Grit is a contraction of the German name Margrit as well as a contraction of the English and Scottish name Margaret.

Forms of Grit include the German pet form Gritli and the German variant spelling Gritt.

See also the related category german.

Grit is an unusual baby name for girls. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Grit, Margaret was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Grit include Gritt, Gerd, Gert, Gerte, Greet, Gret, Grethe, Grette, Grid, Griet, Gryd, Gardey, Gardi, Gardie, Gardy, Gerdi, Gerhard, Gerharde, Gerta, and Gertey.

† English pronunciation for Grit: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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