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What does Aletta mean?

Aletta Pronunciation of Aletta [alet-ta] as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin origin, and Aletta means "footloose; small winged one". Aletta is a variant form of Aleta (Greek): also variation of Alethea. Aletta is also a derivative of Alida (Latin).

Associated with: greek, small (little).


Aletta has 7 variants: Aletea, Alita, Eletta, Elita, Elletta, Oleta and Oletta.

31 more alternative forms via Aleta, Alethea, Alida: Adela, Adelita, Adelyta, Alaida, Alathea, Alathia, Alda, Aldina, Aldona, Aleda, Aleethia, Aleida, Aletha, Alethia, Aletia, Alette, Alidia, Alithea, Alithia, Allda, Alleda, Alletta, Allette, Allida, Allyda, Alyda, Elethea, Ellette, Letty, Oleda and Olette.

Creative forms:
(female) Aletai, Aleti, ..

(male) Aletau, Aletma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aletta Sariah (A.S.), ..

How popular is Aletta?

Aletta is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Aletta is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Aletta was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1841 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aletta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aletta outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Adela (#1123 last year), Letty (#1666), Oleta, Alida, Alethia, Aletha, Alda, Aldona, Aleda, Aleta and Alethea are the popular related forms of Aletta. These forms of Aletta were at the height of their popularity in the 1910s (average #1190) and are now significantly less common, with versions like Alida falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aletta, Adela, Alda, Aldona, Aleda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleta, Aletha, Alethea, Alethia, Alida in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Letty, Oleta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aletta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aletta is pronounced similarly to Alouetta, Elata, Elitta, Ellita and Willetta. Other suggested similar names are Agatta, Agnetta, Alberta, Aldea, Alea, Alecia, Alectra, Aleea, Aleena, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alegra, Alenka, Alesha, Alessa, Alesta, Alexa, Alexea, Alexia, Alista, Alitia, Alitza, Allta, Almita, Alouette, Alowette (see Alouette), Altha, Althea, Althia, Alvita, Aneeta, Aneta, Anett, Anetta, Annetta, Areta, Aretta, Arette, Arleta, Arlette, Arnetta, Betta, Bretta, Cetta, Cleta, Coetta, Detta, Elettra, Erletta, Evetta, Gretta, Hetta, Huetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Joetta, Joletta, Letta, Loletta, Netta, Odetta, Oletha, Oretta, Retta, Rhetta, Saletta, Valetta, Wyetta, Yetta and Yvetta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aletta.

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