Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Greta (#573 VIA LATEST LIST), Gretchen (#1431), Gretta and Margaret (#154) are the prominent varying forms of Grethel (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gretal, are uncommon. These forms of Grethel reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (MEDIAN #551) and are now significantly less common (#1039, DOWN 96%), with forms like Gretchen becoming less in vogue. Greta is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Bethel, Bethuel, Erthel (see Eartha), Ethel▼, Freydel, Gratiela, Greer, Grisel, Grissel, Grizel and Raechel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Grethel.See names in meaning and etymology.