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Gretchen meaning and name origin
Gretchen \g-ret-chen, gr(e)-tchen\ as a girl's name is pronounced GREH-chen. It is of German origin. Variant of Margaret (Greek) "pearl".
For more information, see also the related name Greta.
Baby names that sound like Gretchen are Gratiana and Graciana. Another similar baby name is Katchen.
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Popularity of Gretchen
Gretchen is a very popular first name for women (#444 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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