Gretel is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means pearl. The name is currently not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and not in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart. Variations of Gretel include Greta.
Gretel originated as a nickname for Margaret.
Gretel is a girl's name.
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