From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Gretel. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1910

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

Variant Spelling

Origin and Meaning

Pet form of Grete and Greta

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