Gretchen Name Meaning and Origin

Gretchen is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Gretchen means “Pearl”.


Gretchen Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Gretchen is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “GRECH + an”


Gretchen Name Meaning:

Gretchen is a German diminutive of Margaret. Margaret originates in Greek language and means “pearl”. One of the most famous bearers of this name is probably the former Conservative Prime Minister of the UK Margaret Thatcher, nicknamed the “Iron Lady”. It is derived from the Greek word margarites.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

Gretchen Gulton – writer

Gretchen Mol – actress

Gretchen Parlato – jazz artist

Gretchen Wilson – musician




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