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Gretel - Meaning of Gretel

What does Gretel mean?

[ 1 syll. gre-tel, gr-et-el ] The baby girl name Gretel is pronounced as GREH-TL †. Gretel is used mostly in English and German, and it is of Old Greek origin.

Gretel is a derivative (English and German) of the English, German, Polish, Scandinavian, and Austrian name Greta.

Gretel is also a diminutive form (German) of the English and Scottish name Margaret.

See also the related category german.

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

Baby names that sound like Gretel include the name Gretal and the German name Gritli.

† Pronunciation for Gretel: 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)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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