Gretchen

Female

Meaning

A Pearl

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/ɡrɛtʃən/

Traits associated with the name Gretchen:

Dogs named Gretchen tend to be loving, resilient, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Gretchen?

Naming your dog Gretchen suggests that you have an appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Gretchen is a name that is often associated with loyalty and friendship.

Is Gretchen a good dog name?

Gretchen has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Gretchen isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,050
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967
New York City Dog Name Database
381
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Gretchen is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gretchen was, in the past month, the 3579th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Gretchen is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Gretchen was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Gretchen's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Gretchen is most adored in Maryland, Tennessee and Georgia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Massachusetts and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Gretchen.

Most popular breeds named Gretchen:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Dachshund
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Standard Schnauzer

Gretchen is found in these categories:

country dog names
country

Popular in rural areas, it's often associated with Southern charm and simplicity.

german dog names
german

A common female name in Germany, often used in literature.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Originating from German roots, this moniker peaked in popularity in the 1960s.

Dog names like Gretchen:

A Pearl
Farmer
Glory (to God)
Spear Of Strength
A Red Semi-precious Gem
Precious Stone
Gretchen dog name meaning

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gretchen ocker (New York, United States)
i love you guys who have the name gretchen✌️
March 12, 2022

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