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Gretchen

[grech-uh n; German greyt-shuh n] /ˈgrɛtʃ ən; German ˈgreɪt ʃən/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Margaret.
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Word Origin and History for Gretchen

fem. proper name, German diminutive of Greta, a German and Swedish pet form of Margaret. Somestimes used as a typical German female name, also sometimes in reference to the name of the simple girl seduced by Faust.

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