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Gender: Female

The name Gretel is a girl's name . Gretel and is often added to lists like International Variations of Margaret and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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abertawe Says:


A lovely hidden gem.

CocoaPuff Says:


I knew a Gretel when I was little (and reading many a fairy tale), and I don't remember ever thinking about Handel and Gretel. Once it's affixed to a person, it changes character you know?

Elle Says:


👍 I love Gretel! I think Greta would be a good name too. Maybe Greta nn Gretel?

I really do love it!

TheHumanCanvas Says:


Why is it unfortunate? Personally, I see the fairytale as a cute plus.

OliviaSarah Says:


I love this, the flow is so nice. It reminds me of petal :)

headintheclouds Says:


I like Greta but Gretel is just better IMO. The Hansel and Gretel association is just unavoidable and unfortunate though. It wouldn't make a very usable real-life baby name, but it's pretty and vintage and spunky, and would sound nice in the middle name spot.