Name: Gretel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gretel

  • Meaning:
    Pearl
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  • Meaning:
    Pearl
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (GREH tl)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gretel

  • Additional Info:
    In the Brother Grimm's fairytale, Gretel and her brother Hansel are captured by a witch after stumbling across her gingerbread house in the forest. The witch intends to eat the children but they trick her and are able to make their escape.

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