Name Gretel Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gretel


Gretel is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Gretel?

Gretel is a short form of the name Margarete.

What does the name Gretel mean?

Gretel means “pearl” (from ancient Greek “margarī́tēs/μαργᾰρῑ́της” or Latin “margarita”).

Pronunciation of Gretel

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Popularity of the name Gretel

The name Gretel is ranked #8599 overall.

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