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Gretchen Meaning


What does Gretchen mean?

The name Gretchen is of German origin.

The meaning of Gretchen is "pearl".

Gretchen is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gret-chen.

The Given Name Gretchen

Gretchen is a form of Margaret. See Margaret for further details.

Gretchen is good for parents who want a name that is unique and bold.

An attractive name, Gretchen possesses great character.

A mesmerizing name that will be adored by parents.

Gretchen falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gretchen Mol.

Gretchen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,022 in baby name popularity for girls with 96 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,761 in baby name popularity for girls with 119 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Gretchen Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Gretchen has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Gretchen to other names.

Gretchen Related Names

Gretchen is a form of Margaret.

Famous Gretchens

  • Gretchen Mol ~ Actress

Gretchen Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Gretchen.

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Gretchen Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Gretchen.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Gretchen in Nautical Flags page.