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Gretel Meaning


What does Gretel mean?

The name Gretel is of Danish origin.

The meaning of Gretel is "pearl".

Gretel is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gre-tel.

The Given Name Gretel

Gretel is a diminutive of Grete. See Grete for further details.

The gem or mineral name Gretel, has a wonderfully refined quality.

This 2 syllable name has sparkle and charm.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Gretel falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Gretel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 2,929 in baby name popularity for girls with 57 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,083 in baby name popularity for girls with 36 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Gretel has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Gretel Name Popularity Page.

Gretel Related Names

Gretel is a diminutive of Grete.

Famous Gretels

    Gretel Numerology

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    Gretel Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Gretel in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Gretel.

    Just for fun, see the name Gretel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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