Gretchen as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Gretchen?

We estimate that there are 42,745 people named Gretchen who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Gretchen is the 537th most common for women, and the 1,006th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Gretchen?

The average person named Gretchen is 49.53 years old.

Is Gretchen a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

64 people named Gretchen were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 2,695th most popular name for girls, and the 4,768th most popular overall.

The popularity of Gretchen peaked in 1973, when it was the 191st most popular name for baby girls.

Is Gretchen a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Gretchen is almost exclusively a female name. More than 99.9% of people named Gretchen are female.