Is "Greta" a good nickname for "Gretchen"?

Gretchen Lee-Ann

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    Yes, but Gretchen's an awful name... Why not just call her Greta Lee-Ann?

  • 9 years ago

    Yes Greta is suitable for Gretchen. Everytime i hear or read the name Gretchen I think of Gretchen Weiner....as in mean girls so if this happens to be for a child prepare for teasing in the very near future. Also Gretchen Lee-Ann? I think thats a little much try for something simple like "Gretchen Marie" or perhaps Gretchen Ann itself would work.

  • 9 years ago

    Yes, Greta is a suitable nickname for Gretchen.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Sure.

    Greta is the daughter name from the parent names of Gretchen and Margaret, so it is the correct shortening of the name.

    So, if you like those names, it would be okay. Of course, depending on how close the person is, a good nickname could be Steve if it fit..

    Source(s): Wife and mother of 11.
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  • Crone
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    I like 'Greta', like Greta Garbo.

    But Gretchen Lee-Ann is a bit of a mouthful.

    Could you choose a single-barrelled middle name?

  • zayas
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Greta Garbo Nickname

  • Caw
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Eww they are both such horrid names.

    Yes Greta would be a sutiable nickname for it.

  • 9 years ago

    yes i like the nickname

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I think so!

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