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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grethen

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Alt. Meaning

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

T is for time, you give to friends.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Notable Persons With the Last Name Grethen

Fonsy was born on September 20th, 1960.


Luc was born in 1964.


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Popularity of Grethen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Grethen U.S.
  White 93.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Grethen

People with the last name Grethen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Grethen

  • How Popular is the name Grethen? As a last name Grethen was the 160,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Grethen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Grethen is Wednesday, May 18th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Grethen? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Grethen. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Grethen: Your name in reverse order is Nehterg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Threneg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Grethen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 100 people with the last name Grethen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Grethen? Grethen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Grethen born May 15, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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