What does Gretchen mean?

Lovable, strong, kind spirit.

What's the origin of Gretchen?


How is Gretchen pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Gretchen is a name that is feminine and sweet, while others might say that it is a name that is quirky and unique. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide what meaning the name Gretchen has for them.

Is Gretchen a good cat name?

Gretchen has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Gretchen isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Gretchen is found in these categories:

german cat names

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

badass cat names

She's named after a fierce German queen, ruling the feline kingdom!


Based on likes, Gretchen ranks #434 with users of

Naming your cat Gretchen isn't unheard of, but our data suggests that it's a pretty niche choice.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gretchen was, over the past 30 days, the 689th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Gretchen is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Gretchen was viewed 5 times, and liked 0 times.

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