I know my child would probably not appreciate growing up with this fairytale name.  However, the "le" on the end give it a nice "little" sound.  And Greta is pretty on it's own.  My husband thinks I'm crazy, but I think this such a cute name.

Gretel (or Gretl) is an Austrian pet form of Margret. Many Austrian diminutives end in -l, such as Hansel (Hans), Liesl (Lise) etc.
See Also: Margaret

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