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Gretchen ( listen ? / I ) is a female given name . Audio file / audio sample

Origin and meaning

The name is a variant of Margarete . In the United States in particular , it is found as a regular first name. In contrast, in German-speaking countries it is more of a colloquial nickname using diminutive . The name Gretchen was given at least three times in 2011 in Germany.

Well-known namesake

Stage name

Fictional people


Individual evidence

  1. Jump up ↑ 2011 names with G and Y at