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The name Greta is a diminutive form of Margaret.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Greta has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Greta
Use of the Name Greta for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
16,986 9,548 2,476 1,901 1,648 749 374
The table below indicates the number of times the name Greta has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Greta first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Greta
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18859736  
1886    
18878908  
18889179  
188964916  
189074314  
1891    
189277715  
189384113  
189465021  
189570820  
189671320  
189765023  
189856133  
189965023  
190062732  
190172920  
190267625  
190379819  
190478521  
190556638  
190663632  
190774526  
190868332  
190982225  
191081728  
191169939  
191256672  
191372852  
191463982  
1915654103  
1916643111  
191771794  
191878185  
191981574  
192092562  
192196160  
192295461  
192387471  
192486076  
192590667  
1926701107  
1927585146  
1928444234  
1929397282  
1930360344  
1931325385  
1932320399  
1933336338  
1934354318  
1935389270  
1936423234  
1937447217  
1938462212  
1939527159  
1940570149  
1941632127  
1942645134  
1943640140  
194478994  
194577194  
1946801105  
1947713141  
1948667157  
1949782122  
1950714144  
1951615194  
1952664178  
1953651190  
1954658196  
1955602236  
1956598252  
1957581276  
1958575295  
1959521347  
1960537323  
1961516359  
1962604274  
1963584287  
1964680226  
1965606257  
1966451432  
1967394534  
1968467421  
1969525347  
1970546342  
1971575305  
1972670223  
1973648231  
1974658231  
1975741194  
1976793177  
1977947146  
1978929152  
1979779205  
1980811199  
1981783208  
1982902168  
1983    
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989    
1990    
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994    
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998    
1999854253  
2000756301  
2001827279  
2002754319  
2003691375  
2004704374  
Totals:  16,986 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Greta as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Greta appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 102 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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